caruncula, n. [L. caruncula a little piece of flesh, dim. of caro flesh.].
A small fleshy prominence or excrescence; especially the small, reddish body, the caruncula lacrymalis, in the inner angle of the eye. [1913 Webster]
An excrescence or appendage surrounding or near the hilum of a seed. [1913 Webster]
A naked, flesh appendage, on the head of a bird, as the wattles of a turkey, etc. [1913 Webster]