bubonic plague Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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bubonic plaguenoun [U]

uk   /bjuːˌbɒn.ɪkˈpleɪɡ/  us   /-ˌbɑː.nɪk-/
a very ​infectiousdiseasespread by rats, ​causingswelling, ​fever, and usually ​death. In the 14th ​century it ​killedhalf the ​peopleliving in ​Europe.
(Definition of bubonic plague from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bubonic plague”
in Chinese (Simplified) 腺鼠疫, 腹股沟淋巴结鼠疫…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腺鼠疫, 腹股溝淋巴結鼠疫…
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