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VERB (2)

1. cause to bulge out or project;

2. form a rounded prominence;
- Example: "The starved child's belly protuberated"

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2 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Protuberate \Pro*tu"ber*ate\, v. i. [L. protuberare; pro forward + tuber a hump, protuberance. See Tuber.] To swell, or be prominent, beyond the adjacent surface; to bulge out. --S. Sharp. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

protuberate v 1: cause to bulge out or project 2: form a rounded prominence; "The starved child's belly protuberated"