Protuberancy Pro*tu"ber*an*cy, n. The quality or state of being protuberant; protuberance; prominence. [1913 Webster]

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  • protuberancy — /proh tooh beuhr euhn see, tyooh , preuh /, n., pl. protuberancies. protuberance. [1645 55; PROTUBER(ANT) + ANCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • protuberancy — pro·tu·ber·an·cy …   English syllables

  • protuberancy — pro•tu•ber•an•cy [[t]proʊˈtu bər ən si, ˈtyu , prə [/t]] n. pl. cies protuberance • Etymology: 1645–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • protuberancy — /prəˈtjubərənsi/ (say pruh tyoohbuhruhnsee), / brənsi/ (say bruhnsee) noun (plural protuberancies) → protuberance …   Australian English dictionary

  • protuberancy — nsē, si noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin protruberare + English ancy archaic : protuberance …   Useful english dictionary

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