First, bubonic (rhymes with pneumonic but is altogether different) is a local infection sequestered in a lymph node.
The bubonic plague of the 1340s was often blamed on Jews by the Ahmadinejads of the era.
The patient has been described by some reports as having “bubonic” plague and by others as having developed the “pneumonic” form.
At autopsy at San Lazaro morgue, the same day, bubonic plague was found to be present and the cause of her death.
But though on that evening a basso did bleat, it may be that he was not bubonic.
bubonic plague, one of the most dreaded of all infectious diseases, is carried to man by fleas from rats.
Shanghai, as I write this, is just recovering from a bubonic plague scare.
Well, it's equally certain that there is bubonic plague here.
At this place a report of bubonic plague, in Brazil, reached us.
He had no wish for the concert, no wish to hear Berlinese trulls and bubonic bassi bleat.
"characterized by swelling in the groin," by 1795, from Latin bubo (genitive bubonis) "swelling of lymph glands" (in the groin), from Greek boubon "the groin; swelling in the groin" + -ic. Bubonic plague attested by 1827.
bubonic bu·bon·ic (bōō-bŏn'ĭk, byōō-)
Of or relating to a bubo.