Protruding; bulging: his protuberant eyes fluttered open
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- When this rounded contour appears to be greater than normal, the abdomen is said to be bulging or protuberant.
- He had a rather large abdomen and protuberant (for want of a better word) buttocks.
- How long before the protuberant outer ear is lopped?
Mid 17th century: from late Latin protuberant- 'swelling out', from the verb protuberare, from pro- 'forward, out' + tuber 'bump'.
Words that rhyme with protuberantexuberant
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