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Noun: caruncle  ka'rúng-kul or 'ker-un-kul [N. Amer], ka'rúng-kul or 'ka-run-kul [Brit]
  1. An outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds
    - caruncula

Derived forms: caruncles

Type of: appendage, outgrowth, process

Encyclopedia: Caruncle