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wart

 (wôrt)
n.
1.
a. A hard rough lump growing on the skin, caused by infection with certain viruses and occurring typically on the hands or feet.
b. A similar growth or protuberance, as on a plant.
2. A genital wart.
3.
a. One that resembles or is likened to a wart, especially in unattractiveness or smallness.
b. An imperfection; a flaw.
Idiom:
warts and all Slang
All defects and imperfections notwithstanding: They love each other, warts and all.

[Middle English, from Old English wearte.]

wart′ed, wart′y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.warty - (of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
Translations

warty

[ˈwɔːtɪ] ADJverrugoso

wart·y

a. verrugoso-a, rel. a verrugas.
References in classic literature ?
Not unlike an alligator in shape, with spikes on its head and tail, with a warty, squatty ridge-encrusted body, a big pouch beneath its chin, and long-toed claws, it was enough to strike terror into the heart of almost any one.
Hold up your near fore-foot and I'll impress the fact upon it, warty toad of a dried mud-puddle.
Propped on its long row of low thick-legged columns, its back knobbed with domes, it seemed like a vast warty bug taking a meditative walk.
For one moment I had a vision of a horrible mask like a giant toad's, of a warty, leprous skin, and of a loose mouth all beslobbered with fresh blood.
I, the daughter of an earl, the niece of a king, wed to the warty toad, Peter of Colfax
Aggressive vines produce warty fruit that ripen black to green to tan.
The warty pumpkins which are the favorite in Thailand might as well be introduced in the Philippines for whatever they are worth.
Warts and All: A Book of Unconditional Love" by author Lori Haskins Houran and illustrator Sydney Hanson, is new and utterly charming picture book story for children ages 3 to 5 from the team that features an irresistible array of adorably stinky, grouchy, burpy, and warty animals to drive the point home.
They're gangly, warty, bumpy, bristly, spotty, stinky--people call them the Ugly Five .
These include 31 threatened bird species such as the critically endangered Philippine Eagle and the Negros Bleeding-heart, and 10 threatened mammal species, including the critically endangered Philippine Spotted Dear as well as the Visayan Warty Pig.
The histology code for basaloid SCC (8083) and the adjective warty under code 8051 were not available for cases diagnosed through the year 2000, so the registry could only have used the SCC NOS code.
The animals at risk range from large --grey ox, Bactrian camels, bearded and warty pigs--to small-golden-capped fruit bat, black-bearded flying fox, and Bulmer's fruit bat.