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

  • n. A minor cone of a volcano.

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  • n. Alternative form of monticle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See monticle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


French, from Late Latin monticulus, diminutive of Latin mōns, mont-, mountain; see men-2 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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