tuberculum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin tuberculum.

Noun[edit]

tuberculum (plural tubercula)

  1. tubercle

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tuber (hump, bump, swelling, protuberance; excrescence) +‎ -culum (diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

tuberculum n (genitive tuberculi); second declension

  1. diminutive of tuber
  2. a small swelling, bump, or protuberance; a boil, pimple, tubercle

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