WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
kibe  (kīb),USA pronunciation n. [Med.]
  1. Pathologya chapped or ulcerated chilblain, esp. on the heel.
  • Welsh cibi
  • Middle English kybe, perh. 1350–1400

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

kibe /kaɪb/ n
  1. a chilblain, esp an ulcerated one on the heel
Etymology: 14th Century: probably from Welsh cibi, of obscure origin


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