lumbago

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noun lum·ba·go \ˌləm-ˈbā-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of lumbago

  1. :  acute or chronic pain (as that caused by muscle strain) in the lower back

Examples of lumbago in a sentence

  1. experiencing an attack of lumbago

Origin and Etymology of lumbago

Latin, from lumbus


First Known Use: circa 1693


LUMBAGO Defined for English Language Learners

lumbago

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noun lum·ba·go \ˌləm-ˈbā-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of lumbago for English Language Learners

  • : pain in the lower back


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lumbago

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noun lum·ba·go \ˌləm-ˈbā-(ˌ)gō\

Medical Definition of lumbago

  1. :  acute or chronic pain (as that caused by muscle strain) in the lower back


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