impostume

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French empostume, alteration of apostume (apostume, large abscess), from Latin apostema, from Ancient Greek ἀπόστεμα (apóstema, separation of pus into an abscess).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

impostume (plural impostumes)

  1. (obsolete) An abscess.