Etymology
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verruca (n.)

1560s, from Latin verruca "a wart; a hillock," also "a fault, failing," a word of uncertain origin. De Vaan suggests it is from a PIE word meaning "height, top," and compares Old Irish ferr "better," Sanskrit varsman- "height, top," Lithuanian viršus, Russian verx "top, upper part." Related: Verrucose.

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Definitions of verruca

verruca (n.)
(pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus;
Synonyms: wart
From wordnet.princeton.edu