prorupt

adjective pro·rupt \prōˈrəpt\
variants: or

prorupted

\-tə̇d\

Definition of prorupt

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

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Origin and Etymology of prorupt

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


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