hillock definition by Webster's New World
a small hill; mound
Origin: Middle English hilloc: see hill and amp; -ock
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- hillocky adjective
hillock definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- A small hill.
- Biology A small protuberance or elevation, as from an organ, tissue, or structure.
Origin: Middle English hillok, from hil, hill; see hill.
- hillˈock·y adjective
hillock - Medical Definition
A small protuberance or elevation, as from an organ, a tissue, or other structure.