monticule

noun

mon·​ti·​cule
ˈmäntəˌkyül
plural -s
1
: a little mount : a small elevation or prominence : hillock
2
: a subordinate cone of a volcano

Word History

Etymology

French, from Late Latin monticulus, diminutive of Latin mont-, mons mountain

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“Monticule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monticule. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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