variants or prorupted
: not compact : protuberant
possesses not only a panhandle but two additional protuberances as well, making that state markedly prorupted in formC. L. White & G. T. Renner

Word History


prorupt from Latin proruptus, past participle of prorumpere to burst forth, from pro before + rumpere to break; prorupted from Latin proruptus + English -ed

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“Prorupt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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