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bunion

noun bun·ion \ˈbən-yən\

: a painful swelling on the side of the big toe

Full Definition of BUNION

:  an inflamed swelling of the small fluid-filled sac on the first joint of the big toe accompanied by enlargement and protrusion of the joint
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Origin of BUNION

probably alteration of bunny swelling
First Known Use: circa 1718

Rhymes with BUNION

BUNION Defined for Kids

bunion

noun bun·ion \ˈbən-yən\

Definition of BUNION for Kids

:  a sore reddened swelling of the first joint of a big toe
Medical Dictionary

bunion

noun bun·ion \ˈbən-yən\

Medical Definition of BUNION

:  an inflamed swelling of the small fluid-filled sac on the first joint of the big toe accompanied by enlargement and protrusion of the joint—compare hallux valgus

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