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[proh-too-ber-uh n-see, -tyoo-, pruh-] /proʊˈtu bər ən si, -ˈtyu-, prə-/
noun, plural protuberancies.
Origin of protuberancy
First recorded in 1645-55; protuber(ant) + -ancy
Related forms
nonprotuberancy, noun, plural nonprotuberancies. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The marks were blewish, very small, and had no protuberancy above the skin.

    Witch Stories

    E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton

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