Excrescence

Definition of Excrescence

Ex`cres´cence
n.1.An excrescent appendage, as, a wart or tumor; anything growing out unnaturally from anything else; a preternatural or morbid development; hence, a troublesome superfluity; an incumbrance; as, an excrescence on the body, or on a plant.
The excrescences of the Spanish monarchy.
- Addison.

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belly, bulge, bump, caput, extrusion, frontal eminence, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, mogul, nub, nubble, occipital protuberance, projection, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, snag, wart
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