hillock
noun Date: 14th century a small hill • hillocky adjective

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  • Hillock — Hill ock, n. A small hill. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hillock — late 14c., hilloc “small hill” (c.1200 as a surname), from HILL (Cf. hill) + M.E. dim. suffix oc …   Etymology dictionary

  • hillock — [n] small hill acclivity, ascent, bluff, butte, cliff, drift, dune, elevation, esker, headland, heap, highland, hilltop, hummock, inclination, incline, knoll, mesa, mound, mount, precipice, prominence, promontory, ridge, rise, slope, summit;… …   New thesaurus

  • hillock — ► NOUN ▪ a small hill or mound. DERIVATIVES hillocky adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • hillock — [hil′ək] n. [ME hilloc: see HILL & OCK] a small hill; mound hillocky adj …   English World dictionary

  • Hillock — Recorded as Hallock, Haylock, Hillock, and possibly others, this is a medieval English surname. It is just possible that it is residential from Hillock, a tiny hamlet in the county of Lancashire, although we have no proof as the surname did not… …   Surnames reference

  • Hillock — A hillock is a small hill [http://www.thefreedictionary.com/hillock The Free Dictionary] , hillock entry, retrieved December 18, 2007] , usually separated from a larger group of hills such as a range. Hillocks are similar in their distribution… …   Wikipedia

  • hillock — UK [ˈhɪlək] / US noun [countable] Word forms hillock : singular hillock plural hillocks a small hill …   English dictionary

  • hillock — In anatomy, any small elevation or prominence. axon h. the conical area of origin of the axon from the nerve cell body; it contains parallel arrays of microtubules and is devoid of Nissl substance …   Medical dictionary

  • hillock — [[t]hɪ̱lək[/t]] hillocks N COUNT A hillock is a small hill …   English dictionary

  • hillock — kemsas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Samanomis ar žole apžėlęs kelmas ar žemės kauburėlis. atitikmenys: angl. hillock; hummock; mound vok. Bülte, f; Buckel, m; kleiner Erdhügel, m rus. кочка, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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