un protuberant

protuberant

[proh-too-ber-uhnt, -tyoo-, pruh-]
adjective
bulging out beyond the surrounding surface; protruding; projecting: protuberant eyes.

Origin:
1640–50; < Late Latin prōtūberant- (stem of prōtūberāns), present participle of prōtūberāre to swell. See pro-1, tuber, -ant

protuberantly, adverb
nonprotuberant, adjective
nonprotuberantly, adverb
unprotuberant, adjective
unprotuberantly, adverb
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protuberant (prəˈtjuːbərənt)
 
adj
swelling out from the surrounding surface; bulging
 
[C17: from Late Latin prōtūberāre to swell, from pro-1 + tūber swelling]
 
pro'tuberance
 
n
 
pro'tuberancy
 
n
 
pro'tuberantly
 
adv

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protuberant pro·tu·ber·ant (prō-tōō'bər-ənt, -tyōō'-, prə-)
adj.
Swelling outward; bulging.


pro·tu'ber·ant·ly adv.
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