brown lung

noun

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First Known Use of brown lung

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Brown lung.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20lung. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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