monticule

noun mon·ti·cule \ˈmäntəˌkyül\

Definition of monticule

plural

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  1. 1 :  a little mount :  a small elevation or prominence :  hillock

  2. 2 :  a subordinate cone of a volcano

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Origin and Etymology of monticule

French, from Late Latin monticulus, diminutive of Latin mont-, mons mountain — more at mount


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