plague spot


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Noun1.plague spot - a spot on the skin characteristic of the plague
macule, macula - a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
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Four mummies were found to have traces of malaria, and Tutankhamen's skin showed possible evidence of a boil, "plague spot", or inflamed insect bite.
Within two decades of Milk's arrival, gay rights had transformed Castro Street into the plague spot of the Western world, with AIDS killing its 10,000th San Franciscan in 1993.