verrucous

verrucous

[ver-uh-kuhs, vuh-roo-]
adjective
of, pertaining to, marked by, or like a wart or warts.

Origin:
1650–60; variant of verrucose; see -ous

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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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verrucous ver·ru·cous (və-rōō'kəs) or ver·ru·cose (-kōa')
adj.
Covered with warts or wartlike projections.

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