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carbuncle

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɑː.bʌŋ.kl̩/  us   /ˈkɑːr-/

carbuncle noun [C] (SWELLING)

a large painful swelling under the skin

carbuncle noun [C] (JEWEL)

Translations of “carbuncle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 腫塊, 癰, 疔…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肿块, 痈, 疔…
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