|1.||pathol Also called: verruca any firm abnormal elevation of the skin caused by a virus|
|2.||botany a small rounded outgrowth|
|3.||warts and all with all blemishes evident|
|[Old English weart(e); related to Old High German warza, Old Norse varta]|
A hard, rough lump that grows on the skin and is caused by infection with certain viruses; it typically occurs on the hands or feet. Also called verruca, verruga.
|wart (wôrt) Pronunciation Key