To protrude is defined as to stick out.(verb)
An example of to protrude is what a nose does from a face.
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verb pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing, pro·trudes verb, transitive
Origin: Latin prōtrūdere
Origin: : prō-, forward; see pro-1
Origin: + trūdere, to thrust; see treud- in Indo-European roots.
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