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- adj. humped; protuberant; having one or more large elevations
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Humped; protuberant; -- said of a surface which presents one or more large elevations.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as gibbous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used of the moon) more than half full
The whorls are posteriorly gibbose or tumid at the sutures, and the callus is less spreading than in others of the genus.
Page view page image: long, and one 1/8 of an inch wide, it is obtuse, absolutely entire, veinless fleshy and gibbose; has no perceptable taste or smell, and no anamal appears to eat it by way of designating when I mention it hereafter I shall call it the fleshey leafed thorn. 1
I looked down and saw the daintily domed instep; I looked up and saw the plump shoulders basing the spring of the round full neck -- which withered at half-height to the fluted shaft of a gibbose cranium.