verrucose

verrucose

[ver-uh-kohs, vuh-roo-kohs]
adjective
studded with wartlike protuberances or elevations.

Origin:
1580–90; verruc(a) + -ose1

verrucosity [ver-uh-kos-i-tee] , verrucoseness, noun
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verrucose or verrucous (ˈvɛrʊˌkəʊs, ˈvɛrʊkəs, vɛˈruːkəs)
 
adj
botany covered with warty processes
 
[C17: from Latin verrūcōsus full of warts, from verrūca a wart]
 
verrucous or verrucous
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin verrūcōsus full of warts, from verrūca a wart]
 
verrucosity or verrucous
 
n

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