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n. pl. mon•tic•u•li (-lī′)
  1. A slight rounded projection above a surface.
  2. The central portion of the superior vermis, forming a projection on the surface of the cerebellum.
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Historical Examples of monticulus

  • Monticulus, mon-tik′ū-lus, n. a little elevation—also Mon′ticle and Mon′ticule.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)