plural -s
: a bursting forth : the state of being protuberant or distended
proruption in form reduces the labor efficiency of the farmC. L. White & G. T. Renner

Word History


Late Latin proruption-, proruptio action of bursting forth, from Latin proruptus (past participle of prorumpere) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Proruption.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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