- humming top,
- hummingbird moth,
- humoral immune response
Origin of hummock
Examples from the Web for hummock
The greatness of other men is a hummock, over which we can still leap.The Sayings Of Confucius|Confucius
Meanwhile Johnson or one of the adventurers kept a close watch from the hummock.The Young Treasure Hunter|Frank V. Webster
Nest on a hummock of the tundra, near a small pool, lined with grass and down.The Bird Book|Chester A. Reed
Put 'em on the top of the hummock first, then we'll gradually toll 'em down below.The Ice Queen|Ernest Ingersoll
We climbed a hummock; and there our eyes assured us that another channel of water really separated us from firm land!
Word Origin for hummock
"knoll, hillock," 1550s, originally nautical, "conical small hill on a seacoast," of obscure origin, though second element is diminutive suffix -ock. In Florida, where the local form is hammock, it means a clump of hardwood trees on a knoll in a swamp or on a key.