tache noire

noun
\ˈtäsh-ˈnwär \
plural taches noires\ ˈtäsh-​ˈnwär(z) \

Medical Definition of tache noire 

: a small dark-centered ulcer that appears at the site of a tick bite and is the primary lesion of boutonneuse fever

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