Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A minor cone of a volcano.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as monticle.
  • noun In the tabulate corals of the family Clætetidæ, a group of autopores which form a slightly elevated cluster on the surface of the corallum.
  • noun Same as monticulus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See monticle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of monticle.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Late Latin monticulus, diminutive of Latin mōns, mont-, mountain; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

Examples

  • Three Random Words: la panosse (f) = floorcloth = passer la panosse = to mop the floor le monticule (m) = hillock, mound; heap la papille (f) = papilla = les papilles gustatives = taste buds

    dorloter - French Word-A-Day

  • Three Random Words: la panosse (f) = floorcloth = passer la panosse = to mop the floor le monticule (m) = hillock, mound; heap la papille (f) = papilla = les papilles gustatives = taste buds

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Three Random Words: la panosse (f) = floorcloth = passer la panosse = to mop the floor le monticule (m) = hillock, mound; heap la papille (f) = papilla = les papilles gustatives = taste buds

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  • Pitit tour en ville pour poster mon monticule de lettres de motivations ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Pis apres j'v faire comme mon pere ... jouer a la console apres avoir eté poster mon monticule de lettre de motivation et perdre toute notions du temps a tel point que si personne me dit qu'il faut manger je mangerai jamais!!

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  • On the brow of Mount Ida (a small monticule so named) we met with and engaged a young Greek as our guide, who told us he had come from Scio with an English lord, who left the island four days previous to our arrival in his felucca.

    The Vampyre

  • Isolated on a monticule by the river bank the chateau overlooked its brood of small pavilions, which in a way formed an _entresol_, or foyer, leading to the Pavilion Royal.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

  • The massive iron gates stood alone between him and the black panther, which cowered some twenty feet away behind a low monticule covered with tufts of grass, its tiny eyes of topaz fixed upon the oncoming prey.

    "Unto Caesar"

  • A few kilometres further on we reached the "bizarre monticule," from which sprouted a still more bizarre château.

    The Princess Passes

  • From the railway we catch sight of the monticule crowned by an obelisk; surmounting the vine-clad slopes, we also obtain a glimpse of its "Ormes de Sully," or group of magnificent elms, one of many in

    East of Paris Sketches in the Gâtinais, Bourbonnais, and Champagne

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