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

  • n. Medicine A wart.
  • n. Biology A wartlike projection, as on the back of a toad or on some leaves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wart.
  • n. A wartlike elevation or roughness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

Etymologies

Latin verrūca.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin verrūca. (Wiktionary)

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