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Meaning of PLAGUE

Pronunciation:  pleyg

Matching Terms:  plague spot, plagued, plagueful, plagueless, plaguelike, plaguer, plaguey, plaguily, plaguy

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 Definition: Term previously used to describe any deadly contagious epidemic disease, now used primarily to describe infection by Yersinia pestis (bubonic plague).
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