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verrucose

[ver-uh-kohs, vuh-roo-kohs] /ˈvɛr əˌkoʊs, vəˈru koʊs/
adjective
1.
studded with wartlike protuberances or elevations.
Origin of verrucose
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; verruc(a) + -ose1
Related forms
verrucosity
[ver-uh-kos-i-tee] /ˌvɛr əˈkɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
verrucoseness, noun
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verrucose

/ˈvɛrʊˌkəʊs/
adjective
1.
(botany) covered with warty processes
Derived Forms
verrucosity (ˌvɛrʊˈkɒsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin verrūcōsus full of warts, from verrūca a wart
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