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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