caruncle

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caruncle

[′ka‚rəŋ·kəl]
(anatomy)
Any normal or abnormal fleshy outgrowth, such as the comb and wattles of fowl or the mass in the inner canthus of the eye.
(botany)
A fleshy outgrowth developed from the seed coat near the hilum in some seeds, such as the castor bean.
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But on the second, as I hunted from a different ground blind, my arrow hit the bulbous red caruncles at the base of the neck on a mature gobbler with an audible thwack
With its bright red caruncles and its knobbly snood festooned over its wrinkly head, the white turkey has taken the crown in an ugliest turkey competition.
Pick, if you will, from cheesecake pictures of The Black, The White or The Bronze, all complete with varying degree of caruncles.
Number two has a blue-red face with loose caruncles and a floppy snood.