noun, plural ver·ru·cae [vuh–roo-see, ve-] /vəˈru si, vɛ-/.
- Medicine/Medical. a wart.
- Zoology. a small, flattish, wartlike prominence.
noun plural -cae (-siː) or -cas
- pathol a wart, esp one growing on the hand or foot
- biology a wartlike outgrowth, as in certain plants or on the skin of some animals
1560s, from Latin verruca “wart” (see vary).
n. pl. ver•ru•cae (-kē)