protuberate

protuberate

[proh-too-buh-reyt, -tyoo-, pruh-]
verb (used without object), protuberated, protuberating.
to bulge out, forming a rounded projection.

Origin:
1570–80; < Late Latin prōtūberātus, past participle of prōtūberāre. See protuberant, -ate1

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protuberate (prəˈtjuːbəˌreɪt)
 
vb
rare (intr) to swell out or project from the surrounding surface; bulge out

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