lumbago

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/lʌmˈbeɪgəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lʌmˈbeɪgoʊ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lum bāgō)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
lum•ba•go /lʌmˈbeɪgoʊ/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Pathologypain in the lower, side region of the back.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
lum•ba•go  (lum bāgō),USA pronunciation n. [Pathol.]
  1. Pathologypain in the lower, or lumbar, region of the back or loins, esp. chronic or recurring pain.
  • Late Latin, equivalent. to Latin lumb(us) loin + -āgō noun, nominal suffix
  • 1685–95

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
lumbago /lʌmˈbeɪɡəʊ/ n
  1. pain in the lower back; backache affecting the lumbar region
Etymology: 17th Century: from Late Latin lumbāgo, from Latin lumbus loin
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