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pro·tu·ber·ant

 (prō-to͞o′bər-ənt, -tyo͞o′-, prə-)
adj.
Swelling outward; bulging.

[Late Latin prōtūberāns, prōtūberant-, present participle of prōtūberāre, to bulge out; see protuberate.]

pro·tu′ber·ant·ly adv.

protuberant

(prəˈtjuːbərənt)
adj
swelling out from the surrounding surface; bulging
[C17: from Late Latin prōtūberāre to swell, from pro-1 + tūber swelling]
proˈtuberance, proˈtuberancy n
proˈtuberantly adv

pro•tu•ber•ant

(proʊˈtu bər ənt, -ˈtyu-, prə-)

adj.
bulging out beyond the surrounding surface; protruding; projecting: protuberant eyes.
[1640–50; < Late Latin prōtūberant- (s. of prōtūberāns), present participle of prōtūberāre to swell. See pro-1, tuber1, -ant]
pro•tu′ber•ant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.protuberant - curving outwardprotuberant - curving outward      
protrusive - thrusting outward
Translations

protuberant

[prəˈtjuːbərənt] ADJprotuberante, saliente; [eye, tooth] → saltón

protuberant

adjvorstehend; eyesvortretend

protuberant

[prəˈtjuːbrnt] adj (eyes) → sporgente
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