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monticule

[mon-ti-kyool] /ˈmɒn tɪˌkyul/
noun
1.
a subordinate volcanic cone.
2.
a small mountain, hill, or mound.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Late Latin monticulus, equivalent to Latin monti- (stem of mōns) mount2 + -culus -cule1
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monticulate
[mon-tik-yuh-lit] /mɒnˈtɪk yə lɪt/ (Show IPA),
monticulous, adjective
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monticule

/ˈmɒntɪˌkjuːl/
noun
1.
a small hill or mound, such as a secondary volcanic cone
Word Origin
C18: via French from Late Latin monticulus, diminutive of Latin mons mountain
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monticulate in Science
monticule
  (mŏn'tĭ-kyl')   
A minor cone of a volcano.
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