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papilla

pa·pil·la

papilla

 
pronunciation:
p pI l
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: papillae
definition: a small bodily projection that resembles a nipple, such as a taste bud on the tongue, a protuberance at the root of a hair, or a pimple.
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derivations: papillar (adj.), papillose (adj.), papillosity (n.)