Word of the day

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monticule (noun) – A minor cone of a volcano.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Monticule comes from the Late Latin term monticulus, equivalent to Latin monti- meaning “mount.” The second element -culus is a suffix found in French loanwords of Latin origin, originally used with diminutive nouns. Monticule entered English in the late 1700s.

 


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