protuberancy

[ proh-too-ber-uhn-see, -tyoo-, pruh- ]
/ proʊˈtu bər ən si, -ˈtyu-, prə- /

noun, plural pro·tu·ber·an·cies.

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Origin of protuberancy

First recorded in 1645–55; protuber(ant) + -ancy

OTHER WORDS FROM protuberancy

non·pro·tu·ber·an·cy, noun, plural non·pro·tu·ber·an·cies.
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Example sentences from the Web for protuberancy

  • The marks were blewish, very small, and had no protuberancy above the skin.

    Witch Stories|E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton