hillock

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noun hill·ock \ˈhi-lək\

Definition of hillock

  1. :  a small hill

hillocky

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First Known Use of hillock

14th century


HILLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

hillock

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Definition of hillock for English Language Learners

  • : a small hill


HILLOCK Defined for Kids

hillock

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noun hill·ock \ˈhi-lək\

Definition of hillock for Students

  1. :  a small hill


Medical Dictionary

hillock

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noun hill·ock \ˈhil-ək\

Medical Definition of hillock

  1. :  any small anatomical prominence or elevation—see axon hillock


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