verrucose

[ver-uh-kohs, vuh-roo-kohs]

Origin of verrucose

First recorded in 1580–90; verruc(a) + -ose1
Related formsver·ru·cos·i·ty [ver-uh-kos-i-tee] /ˌvɛr əˈkɒs ɪ ti/, ver·ru·cose·ness, noun
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verrucose

verrucous (ˈvɛrʊkəs, vɛˈruːkəs)

adjective
  1. botany covered with warty processes
Derived Formsverrucosity (ˌvɛrʊˈkɒsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for verrucose

C17: from Latin verrūcōsus full of warts, from verrūca a wart
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