- bursting forth.
- (of fungi or algae) prominent; projecting from or bursting through host tissue.
Origin of erumpent
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- bursting out or (esp of plant parts) developing as though bursting through an overlying structure
Word Origin for erumpent
C17: from Latin ērumpere to burst forth, from rumpere to shatter, burst
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