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protuberancy

[proh-too-ber-uh n-see, -tyoo-, pruh-]
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noun, plural pro·tu·ber·an·cies.
  1. protuberance.
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Origin of protuberancy

First recorded in 1645–55; protuber(ant) + -ancy
Related formsnon·pro·tu·ber·an·cy, noun, plural non·pro·tu·ber·an·cies.
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Related Words

protuberancesaliencysalienceprotuberancy

Examples from the Web for protuberancy

Historical Examples

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

    Witch Stories

    E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton