Carunculous
Caruncular Ca*run"cu*lar, Carunculous Ca*run"cu*lous, a. Of, pertaining to, or like, a caruncle; furnished with caruncles. [1913 Webster]

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  • carunculous — ca·run·cu·lous …   English syllables

  • carunculous — adjective resembling a caruncle • Syn: ↑caruncular • Pertains to noun: ↑caruncle, ↑caruncle (for: ↑caruncular) • Derivationally related forms: ↑caruncle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • caruncular — adjective resembling a caruncle • Syn: ↑carunculous • Pertains to noun: ↑caruncle (for: ↑carunculous), ↑caruncle • Derivationally related forms: ↑caruncle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caruncular — Ca*run cu*lar, Carunculous Ca*run cu*lous, a. Of, pertaining to, or like, a caruncle; furnished with caruncles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caruncle — caruncular /keuh rung kyeuh leuhr/, carunculous, adj. /kar ung keuhl, keuh rung /, n. 1. Bot. a protuberance at or surrounding the hilum of a seed. 2. Zool. a fleshy excrescence, as on the head of a bird; a fowl s comb. 3. Anat. a small, fleshy… …   Universalium

  • caruncle — /ˈkærəŋkəl/ (say karuhngkuhl), /kəˈrʌŋkəl/ (say kuh rungkuhl) noun 1. Botany a protuberance at or surrounding the hilum of a seed. 2. Zoology a fleshy excrescence, as on the head of a bird; a fowl s comb. {Latin caruncula, diminutive of caro… …   Australian English dictionary

  • caruncle —   n. fleshy outgrowth.    ♦ caruncular,    ♦ carunculous, a.    ♦ carunculate, a. having caruncles …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • caruncle — [kar′uŋ΄kəl, kə ruŋ′kəl] n. [obs. Fr caruncle < L caruncula, dim. of caro: see HARVEST] 1. an outgrowth of flesh, as the comb and wattles of a fowl 2. an outgrowth of an outer seed coat at or near the hilum caruncular [kə ruŋ′kyo͞o lər, kə… …   English World dictionary

  • caruncula — noun an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl s wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds • Syn: ↑caruncle • Derivationally related forms: ↑caruncular, ↑caruncular (for: ↑caruncle), ↑carunculous ( …   Useful english dictionary

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