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monticule Syllabification: mon·ti·cule
Pronunciation: /ˈmän(t)əˌkyo͞ol/

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Definition of monticule in English:

noun

1A small hill.
1.1A small mound caused by a volcanic eruption.

Origin

Late 18th century: from French, from late Latin monticulus, diminutive of mons, mont- 'mountain'.

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