gibbosity

[ gi-bos-i-tee ]
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noun
  1. the state of being gibbous.

  2. a protuberance or swelling.

Origin of gibbosity

1
1350–1400; Middle English <Middle French gibbosite<Medieval Latin gibbōsitāt- (stem of gibbōsitās). See gibbous, -ity

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British Dictionary definitions for gibbosity

gibbosity

/ (ɡɪˈbɒsɪtɪ) /


nounplural -ties rare
  1. the state of being gibbous

  2. biology a bulge or protuberance

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