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English noun: papilla

1. papilla (plant) (botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf

Broader (hypernym)appendage, outgrowth, process

Domain categorybotany, phytology

2. papilla (body) a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell

SamplesThe papillae of the tongue.

Broader (hypernym)appendage, outgrowth, process

Part meronymreceptor, sense organ, sensory receptor

3. papilla (body) a small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather

Broader (hypernym)appendage, outgrowth, process

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