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hillock

[hil-uh k] /ˈhɪl ək/
noun
1.
a small hill.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English hilloc. See hill, -ock
Related forms
hillocked, hillocky, adjective
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  • After the groundbreaking ceremony, owners let their dogs frolic on the hillock.
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hillock

/ˈhɪlək/
noun
1.
a small hill or mound
Derived Forms
hillocked, hillocky, adjective
Word Origin
C14 hilloc, from hill + -ock
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Word Origin and History for hillock
n.

late 14c., hilloc "small hill" (c.1200 as a surname), from hill + Middle English diminutive suffix -oc.

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hillock in Medicine

hillock hill·ock (hĭl'ək)
n.
A small protuberance or elevation, as from an organ, a tissue, or other structure.

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