(comparative more caruncular, superlative most caruncular)
- Of, relating to, or like, a caruncle.
- Furnished with caruncles.
Variant of caruncle
- an outgrowth of flesh, as the comb and wattles of a fowl
- an outgrowth of an outer seed coat at or near the hilum
Origin of caruncleobsolete French caruncle ; from Classical Latin caruncula, diminutive of caro: see harvest