excrescency

noun
ex·​cres·​cen·​cy | \ ik-ˈskre-sᵊn-sē, ek-\
plural excrescencies

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excrescence, growth, lump, neoplasm, tumor

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fortunately, the excrescency could be removed with surgery some feel that the planned skyscraper would be an excrescency on the city's low-rise skyline

First Known Use of excrescency

1545, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of excrescency was in 1545

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