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 for Protuberant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Protuberant \Pro*tu"ber*ant\, a. [L. protuberans, -antis, p. pr.
     of protuberare. See Protuberate.]
     Prominent, or excessively prominent; bulging beyond the
     surrounding or adjacent surface; swelling; as, a protuberant
     joint; a protuberant eye. -- Pro*tu"ber*ant*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: curving outward [syn: bellied, bellying, bulbous,
             bulging, bulgy, protuberant]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "protuberant":
     beetling, bold, bulbous, bulging, distended, eminent, emissile,
     excrescent, excrescential, extruding, extrusive, gibbous, jutting,
     outstanding, overhanging, prognathous, projecting, prominent,
     protrudent, protruding, protrusile, protrusive, protuberating,
     salient, swelling, swollen, tumescent, tumid, turgid

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