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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A chronic skin affection terminating in an ulcer, most commonly of the face. It is endemic along the Mediterranean, and is probably due to a specific bacillus. Called also Aleppo ulcer, Biskara boil, Delhi boil, Oriental sore, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions


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