Origin of protuberance
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Related Words for protuberanceknob, protrusion, process, projection, bulge, swelling, prominence, jutting, tumor, bump, excrescence, jut, outthrust
Examples from the Web for protuberance
Historical Examples of protuberance
Folioles: leaf-like processes from a margin or protuberance.
Caruncle: a soft, naked, fleshy excrescence or protuberance.
You have, on the side of your temple, a protuberance, which I have noticed in the crania of inventors.Put Yourself in His Place
The word means knob or protuberance, especially that in the center of a shield.Lady of the Lake
Sir Walter Scott
The hump in front, he says, was derived from the protuberance of the heavy cuirass.The Heritage of Dress
Wilfred Mark Webb
Word Origin and History for protuberance
- Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
- The condition of being protuberant.