Black Plague

Definitions of Black Plague

n the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe

Black Death
Type of:
bubonic plague, glandular plague, pestis bubonica
the most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person

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