Carbuncle ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Carbuncle ( noun )

  1. A red, painful, and swollen boil-like infection on the skin, often with a central core of pus.
  2. A precious stone, typically a red garnet.
  3. A red, glowing, or fiery appearance.

Origin:

From the latin word carbunculus, which is derived from the word "carbō" meaning coal.

Examples:

  1. He had a painful carbuncle on his arm.
  2. The carbuncle was surgically removed by the doctor.
  3. The carbuncle is a deep-seated infection that requires medical attention.
  4. The carbuncle is a valuable gemstone that is often used in jewelry.
  5. The fire was burning with a fierce, carbuncle-like intensity.

(As a verb)

Carbuncle ( verb )

  1. A red, painful, and swollen boil-like infection on the skin, often with a central core of pus.
  2. A precious stone, typically a red garnet.
  3. A red, glowing, or fiery appearance.

Origin:

From the latin word carbunculus, which is derived from the word "carbō" meaning coal.

Examples:

  1. He had a painful carbuncle on his arm.
  2. The carbuncle was surgically removed by the doctor.
  3. The carbuncle is a deep-seated infection that requires medical attention.
  4. The carbuncle is a valuable gemstone that is often used in jewelry.
  5. The fire was burning with a fierce, carbuncle-like intensity.
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