Definition of carbuncular in US English:

carbuncular

adjective

  • See carbuncle

    • ‘The returns of the Registrar-General for this year exhibit a higher mortality from carbuncular diseases than those of any preceding one.’
    • ‘The local and constitutional symptoms became progressively more intense; and when first seen he had an extensive carbuncular infection.’
    • ‘Two cases of anthracoid or carbuncular eruptions due to iodides are reported.’

Pronunciation

carbuncular

/kärˈbəNGkyələr//kɑrˈbəŋkjələr/