protuberate

[proh-too-buh-reyt, -tyoo-, pruh-]
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Origin of protuberate

1570–80; < Late Latin prōtūberātus, past participle of prōtūberāre. See protuberant, -ate1
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protuberate

verb
  1. (intr) rare to swell out or project from the surrounding surface; bulge out
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