Definitions

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

  • noun Medicine A wart.
  • noun Biology A wartlike projection, as on the skin of certain amphibians or on the surface of certain pollen grains.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, a wart.
  • noun In botany, a wart or sessile gland produced upon various parts of plants, especially upon a thallus.
  • noun In zoology, a small, flattish, wart-like prominence; a verruciform tubercle.
  • noun [capitalized] A genus of cirripeds, typical of the family Verrucidæ.

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

  • noun (Med.) A wart.
  • noun (Zoöl.) A wartlike elevation or roughness.

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

  • noun pathology A wart, especially one that grows on the foot, caused by a virus.
  • noun mycology A rounded projection or wart.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus

Etymologies

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

[Latin verrūca.]

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From Latin verrūca.

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