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Noun: bubonic plague  byoo'bó-nik pleyg
  1. The most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person
    - pestis bubonica, glandular plague

Type of: pest, pestilence, pestis, plague

Encyclopedia: Bubonic plague