Definition of furunculus
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LNS
fūrunculus, fūrunculī
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a petty thief, pilferer
  2. A pointed, burning sore on the human body, a boil, furuncle
  3. A germ or knob on a vine
Abbreviations
fūrunculus, i, m. dim. id., a petty thief, pilferer (cf. furax). Lit.: olim furunculus, nunc etiam rapax, Cic. Pis. 27, 66; Tert. adv. Marc. 3, 16.

— Transf. A pointed, burning sore on the human body, a boil, furuncle, Cels. 5, 28, 8; Plin. 20, 13, 50, § 130.

— A germ or knob on a vine, so called from its shape, Col. 4, 22, 4; 4, 24, 5; Plin. 17, 22, 36, § 181.
 
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