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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aden ulcer \A"den ul"cer\ ([aum]"den [u^]l"s[~e]r or [=a]"den [u^]l"s[~e]r). [So named after Aden, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.] (Med.) One of the numerous names of the lesion of Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis. Called also Aleppo boil, Aleppo button, Aleppo evil, Bagdad boil, Biskra boil, Cochin China ulcer, Delhi boil, Jerico boil, Oriental boil, Oriental sore, Persian ulcer, tropical ulcer, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + AS]