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  • adj. Alternative form of carunculate.

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  • adj. having a caruncle

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Examples

  • There is an allied species, having a bare carunculated head, which has been called Paradigalla carunculata.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • Its head terminated in a species of funnel lined with carunculated ridges; inside gleamed row upon row of sharp triangular teeth.

    The Golden Torc

  • Some six inches long, they looked exactly like overgrown sausages made out of thick, brown, carunculated leather; dim, primitive beasts that just lie in one spot, rolling gently with the sea's swing, sucking in sea-water at one end of their bodies and passing it out at the other.

    My Family and Other Animals

  • They were greyish-green, heavily carunculated, and with curious white patches here and there on their bodies where the skin was shiny and lacking in pigment.

    My Family and Other Animals

  • She was like a woman made of fungus -- not of that smooth, putty-like, fleshy fungus which grows in dank places, but of the rough, rugged, brown, carunculated sort which rises upon old stumps of trees and dry-rot gate-posts.

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851

  • The carrier, more especially the male bird, is also remarkable from the wonderful development of the carunculated skin about the head; and this is accompanied by greatly elongated eyelids, very large external orifices to the nostrils, and a wide gape of mouth.

    I. Variation under Domestication. Breeds of the Domestic Pigeon, Their Differences and Origin

  • -- These are large, long-necked birds, with a long pointed beak, and the eyes surrounded with a naked carunculated skin or wattle, which is also largely developed at the base of the beak.

    Darwinism (1889)

  • They have also a naked carunculated skin round the eyes, and the skin over the nostrils swollen.

    Darwinism (1889)

  • The carrier, more especially the male bird, is also remarkable from the wonderful development of the carunculated skin about the head, and this is accompanied by greatly elongated eyelids, very large external orifices to the nostrils, and a wide gape of mouth.

    On the Origin of Species~ Chapter 01 (historical)

  • This group may, as a general rule, be recognised by the beak being long, with the skin over the nostrils swollen and often carunculated or wattled, and with that round the eyes bare and likewise carunculated.

    The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I.

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