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bul·bous

 (bŭl′bəs)
adj.
1. Resembling a bulb in shape; rounded or swollen: a bulbous nose; a bulbous stem base.
2. Botany Bearing bulbs or growing from a bulb.

bul′bous·ly adv.

bulbous

(ˈbʌlbəs)
adj
1. shaped like a bulb; swollen; bulging
2. (Botany) growing from or bearing bulbs
ˈbulbously adv

bul•bous

(ˈbʌl bəs)

adj.
1. bulb-shaped.
2. having or growing from bulbs.
[1570–80; < Latin bulbōsus. See bulb, -ous]
bul′bous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bulbous - shaped like a bulb
circular, round - having a circular shape
2.bulbous - curving outwardbulbous - curving outward      
protrusive - thrusting outward

bulbous

adjective bulging, rounded, swelling, swollen, bloated, convex his bulbous purple nose
Translations
بَصَليِّ الشَّكْل
baňatýcibulovitý
kugleformetløgformet
gumós
hnúîlaga; òrútinn
baňatýcibuľovitý
şişkinsoğan gibi

bulbous

[ˈbʌlbəs] ADJ [shape] → bulboso

bulbous

[ˈbʌlbəs] adjbulbeux/euse

bulbous

adj plantknollig, Knollen-; (= bulb-shaped) growth etcknotig, Knoten-; bulbous noseKnollennase f

bulbous

[ˈbʌlbəs] adja forma di bulbo, bulboso/a

bulb

(balb) noun
1. the ball-shaped part of the stem of certain plants, eg onions, tulips etc, from which their roots grow.
2. (also ˈlight bulb) a pear-shaped glass globe surrounding the element of an electric light.
3. the pear-shaped end of a thermometer.
ˈbulbous adjective
like a bulb, especially in shape. a bulbous nose.
References in classic literature ?
There is a recurrent spot where the pattern lolls like a broken neck and two bulbous eyes stare at you upside down.
All those strangled heads and bulbous eyes and waddling fungus growths just shriek with derision!
Bouton part of the inscription, yet the word rose, and the bulbous figure-head put together, sufficiently explained the whole to him.
This bulbous root is said to be of a delicious flavor, and highly nutritious.
The swede-field in which she and her companion were set hacking was a stretch of a hundred odd acres, in one patch, on the highest ground of the farm, rising above stony lanchets or lynchets--the outcrop of siliceous veins in the chalk formation, composed of myriads of loose white flints in bulbous, cusped, and phallic shapes.
I discovered eight varieties of antelope, with which I was previously totally unacquainted, and many new species of plants, for the most part of the bulbous tribe.
His red, bloated face, bleary eyes and bulbous nose bespoke the manner of his life; while his thick lips, the lower hanging large and flabby over his receding chin, indicated the base passions to which his life and been given.
His bulbous nose was the size and shape of a turnip.
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Because we focus in on the whole and muddle the parts: All we have in our eyes and in the sky and in our breathlessness is something bloating, billowing, ballooning, bulbous.
Leave the clippings on the lawn to help retain moisture v Clean your pond pump filter to keep it working properly v Give conifer hedges their annual trim and reduce the growth on new spring-planted conifers to make a thicker hedge v Check for reversion on variegated shrubs and trees and remove all-green shoots :: Plant dwarf bulbous irises for winter colour
THESE amazing pictures show the captain of the world's biggest ocean liner as never before - standing precariously on the giant ship's bulbous bow a few inches above the ocean.