Definitions for protuberantproʊˈtu bər ənt, -ˈtyu-, prə-

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  1. bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulging, bulgy, protuberant(adj)

    curving outward

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  1. protuberant(Adjective)

    Swelling or bulging outward.

  2. Origin: protuberans, protuberantis, present participle of protuberare. See protuberate.

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  1. Protuberant(adj)

    prominent, or excessively prominent; bulging beyond the surrounding or adjacent surface; swelling; as, a protuberant joint; a protuberant eye

  2. Origin: [L. protuberans, -antis, p. pr. of protuberare. See Protuberate.]


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