how to pronounce callus


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callus is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of callus in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… milk to it then dip the callus in the …”

meanings of callus


  1. A hardened area of the skin (especially on the foot or hand) caused by repeated friction, wear or use.
  2. The new formation over the end of a cutting, before it puts out rootlets.
  3. A shining area on the frons of many species of Tabanomorpha (horse flies and relatives).
  4. The material of repair in fractures of bone; a substance exuded at the site of fracture, which is at first soft or cartilaginous in consistency, but is ultimately converted into true bone and unites the fragments into a single piece.


  1. To form such hardened tissue.

callus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word callus occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics callus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that callus can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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