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papilla

  

      n   pl   , -lae  
1    the small projection of tissue at the base of a hair, tooth, or feather  
2    any other similar protuberance  
3    any minute blunt hair or process occurring in plants  
     (C18: from Latin: nipple; related to Latin papula pimple)  
  papillary, papillate, papillose      adj  
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nipple  
      n  
1      (Also called)    mamilla, papilla, teat          the small conical projection in the centre of the areola of each breast, which in women contains the outlet of the milk ducts  
   Related adj       mamillary  
2    something resembling a nipple in shape or function  
3      (Also called)    grease nipple   a small drilled bush, usually screwed into a bearing, through which grease is introduced  
4      (U.S. and Canadian)      an informal word for       dummy       11  
     (C16: from earlier neble, nible, perhaps from neb, nib)  


papilla         
      n   pl   , -lae  
1    the small projection of tissue at the base of a hair, tooth, or feather  
2    any other similar protuberance  
3    any minute blunt hair or process occurring in plants  
     (C18: from Latin: nipple; related to Latin papula pimple)  
  papillary, papillate, papillose      adj  

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papillary, papillate, papilloma, papillon

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