|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|—n , pl -lae|
|1.||the small projection of tissue at the base of a hair, tooth, or feather|
|2.||any other similar protuberance|
|3.||any minute blunt hair or process occurring in plants|
|[C18: from Latin: nipple; related to Latin papula pimple]|
papilla pa·pil·la (pə-pĭl'ə)
n. pl. pa·pil·lae (-pĭl'ē)
A small nipplelike projection, such as a protuberance on the skin, at the root of a hair or feather, or at the base of a developing tooth.
One of the small, round or cone-shaped protuberances on the top of the tongue that contain taste buds.
A pimple or pustule.