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bubo a swollen, inflamed lymph gland, esp. in the groin or armpit.
bubonic of, pertaining to, or characterized by the appearance of buboes.
bubonic plague an epidemic disease caused by bacteria transmitted from rats to humans by fleas, spread by contagion and characterized by chills, fever, swollen glands, and weakness.
buccal of or pertaining to the mouth or cheeks.
buccaneer one who illegally attacks ships at sea or areas along the coast; pirate.
Bucharest the capital of Rumania.
buck1 a fully grown male of certain animal species such as the deer, goat, rabbit, and sheep. [3 definitions]
buck2 of a horse or similar animal, to leap off the ground and come down with stiff forelegs. [7 definitions]
buck3 a structure used to hold wood for sawing; sawhorse. [2 definitions]
buck4 an object such as a buckhorn knife that was formerly placed before a player in a poker game to indicate the responsibility to deal.
buck5 (informal) a dollar in the U.S.
buck and wing a fast tap dance characterized by much leaping and heel clicking.
buckaroo a man who tends cattle, often on horseback; cowboy.
buckboard a small uncovered carriage with a flexible wooden frame attached directly to the axles.
bucket a cylindrical container, usu. carried by means of a semicircular handle; pail. [5 definitions]
bucket seat a single seat with a molded back, as in some cars and airplanes.
buckeye any of various deciduous trees and shrubs related to the horse chestnut. [2 definitions]
buck fever the nervous excitement felt by novice hunters when they first sight game.
buckhorn the horn of a buck deer, esp. used as a material for buttons, knife handles, or the like. [2 definitions]
Buckingham Palace the London residence of the British monarch.
buckle a fastener, usu. made of metal, that is used to join two ends, esp. as part of a belt. [9 definitions]