HyperDic: nodule

English > 3 senses of the word nodule:
NOUNbodynodulea small node
plantnodule, tuberclesmall rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
objectnodule(mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment)
nodule > pronunciation
Soundsnaa'jhuwl
RhymesBlackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > nodule: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA small node.
BroadernodeAny bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part
Spanishnódulo
Catalannòdul
Adjectivesnodularrelating to or characterized by or having nodules
nodularhaving nodules or occurring in the form of nodules
English > nodule: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningsmall rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant.
Synonymtubercle
Broaderplant process, enationA natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
Spanishnódulo, tubérculo
Catalannòdul, tubercle, tubèrcul
Adjectivesnodularrelating to or characterized by or having nodules
nodularhaving nodules or occurring in the form of nodules
English > nodule: 3 senses > noun 3, object
Meaning(mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment).
CategorymineralogyThe branch of geology that studies minerals
Narrowergeode(mineralogy) a hollow rock or nodule with the cavity usually lined with crystals
Broaderhunk, lumpA large piece of something without definite shape
Spanishnódulo
Adjectivesnodularrelating to or characterized by or having nodules
nodularhaving nodules or occurring in the form of nodules

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