furuncle

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Late Middle English, borrowed from Latin fūrunculus (a petty thief, pilferer; a pointed burning sore, boil), diminutive of fūr (a thief).

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furuncle (plural furuncles)

  1. (pathology) A boil or infected, inflamed, pus-filled sore.

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