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protuberate

[ proh-too-buh-reyt, -tyoo-, pruh- ]
/ pro蕣藞tu b蓹藢re瑟t, -藞tyu-, pr蓹- /
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verb (used without object), pro路tu路ber路at路ed, pro路tu路ber路at路ing.
to bulge out, forming a rounded projection.
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Origin of protuberate

1570鈥80; <Late Latin pr艒t奴ber膩tus, past participle of pr艒t奴ber膩re.See protuberant, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for protuberate

protuberate
/ (pr蓹藞tju藧b蓹藢re瑟t) /

verb
(intr) rare to swell out or project from the surrounding surface; bulge out
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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