caruncle

Definitions of caruncle
  1. noun
    an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds
    synonyms: caruncula
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    types:
    lappet, wattle
    a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards
    type of:
    appendage, outgrowth, process
    a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
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