noun, plural ver·ru·cae [vuh-roo-see, ve-] /vəˈru si, vɛ-/.
Origin of verruca
Examples from the Web for verruca
Many practitioners find nitrate of silver a serviceable remedy in cases of verruca.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
Verruca obliterata in bucca dextra et alia in nasi dextro latere.Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus|William MacGillivray
Verruca therefore means primarily a steep cliff, and only secondarily a wart.The Letters of Cassiodorus|Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
Verruca, ve-rū′ka, n. a wart, a glandular elevation: one of the wart-like sessile apothecia of some lichens.
Amongst the Verrucid they are known in its one genus, Verruca.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for verruca
noun plural -cae (-siː) or -cas
Word Origin for verruca
Word Origin and History for verruca
1560s, from Latin verruca "wart" (see vary).