Carbuncular



of, relating to, or resembling a carbuncle, especially having a carbuncle or a red and inflamed area.
Historical Examples

Menschell states that 44 persons were afflicted with anthrax after eating the flesh of oxen affected with carbuncular fever.
The Stock-Feeder’s Manual Charles Alexander Cameron

Pustular, sometimes furuncular and carbuncular and superficially ulcerative.
Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon

The kinds of pitsand are these: black, gray, red, and carbuncular.
Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius

adj.

1737, from Latin carbunculus (see carbuncle) + -ar.

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