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- n. A hard tumour developed from the gums.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hard tumor developed from the gums.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology: A small elastic tumor of the gums, most frequently a sarcoma.
- n. Loosely, any other variety of neoplasm appearing in this situation.
From Ancient Greek ἐπουλίς (epoulis, "growth on the gums"). (Wiktionary)