verruca

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin verrūca.

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verruca (plural verrucas or verrucae)

  1. (pathology) A wart, especially one that grows on the foot, caused by a human papilloma virus.
  2. (mycology) A rounded projection or wart.
  3. (botany) A sexine element similar to a wart.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin verruca.

NounEdit

verruca f (plural verruche)

  1. (medicine) verruca

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wers-, from *wer- (highland, high). Cognate with varus, varix, Old Church Slavonic врьхъ (vrĭxŭ, top, peak), Ancient Greek ἕρμα (hérma, reef, rock, hill), Lithuanian viršùs (top), Old Irish ferr (best), Old High German riso (giant).

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verrūca f (genitive verrūcae); first declension

  1. a steep place, height
  2. A wart on the human body.
  3. An excrescence on precious stones.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative verrūca verrūcae
Genitive verrūcae verrūcārum
Dative verrūcae verrūcīs
Accusative verrūcam verrūcās
Ablative verrūcā verrūcīs
Vocative verrūca verrūcae

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ReferencesEdit

  • verruca in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • verruca in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • verruca in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934