tuberose


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tube·rose 1

 (to͞ob′rōz′, tyo͞ob′-, to͞o′bə-)
n.
A tuberous perennial Mexican plant (Polianthes tuberosa) having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its highly fragrant white flowers, which yield an essential oil formerly used in perfumery.

[From New Latin tūberōsa, species name, from feminine of Latin tūberōsus, full of lumps, from tūber, lump; see tuber.]

tu·ber·ose 2

 (to͞o′bə-rōs′, tyo͞o′-)
adj.
Variant of tuberous.

tuberose

n
(Plants) a perennial Mexican agave plant, Polianthes tuberosa, having a tuberous root and spikes of white fragrant lily-like flowers
adj
1. (Anatomy) a variant of tuberous
2. (Botany) a variant of tuberous
[C17: from Latin tūberōsus full of lumps; referring to its root]

tube•rose

(ˈtubˌroʊz, ˈtyub-, ˈtu bəˌroʊz, ˈtyu-)

n.
a bulbous plant, Polianthes tuberosa, cultivated for its spike of fragrant, creamy white, lilylike flowers.
[1655–65; < New Latin tuberosa, feminine of Latin tūberōsus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tuberose - a tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowerstuberose - a tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Polianthes, Polianthes - genus of perennial tuberous herbs having lily-like flowers; Mexico; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae
References in classic literature ?
The trunks being now ready, he DE- after kissing his mother and sisters, and once more pressing to his bosom his adored Gretchen, who, dressed in simple white muslin, with a single tuberose in the ample folds of her rich brown hair, had tottered feebly down the stairs, still pale from the terror and excitement of the past evening, but longing to lay her poor aching head yet once again upon the breast of him whom she loved more dearly than life itself, PARTED.
No, no, Albert, but you know these roses, tuberoses, and orange-flowers throw out at first, before one is used to them, such violent perfumes.
In the court he met little Eva,--a crown of tuberoses on her head, and her eyes radiant with delight.
Bloom, the first perfume released under Michele's hand, is an unapologetic tuberose and honeysuckle bomb that smells like being trapped inside a hothouse.
BLOOM PS72 for 50ml, Harrods 3Gucci THE first fragrance from creative director Alessandro Michele, this is a powerful melange of florals - centred around tuberose, jasmine and a red flower called the Rangoon Creeper - and it's bloomin' lovely.
3 GUCCI BLOOM PS72 for 50ml, Harrods THE first fragrance from creative director Alessandro Michele, this is a powerful melange of florals - centre around tuberose, jasmine and a red flower called the Rangoon Creeper - and it's bloomin' lovely
3 GUCCI BLOOM PS72 for 50ml, Harrods THE first fragrance from creative director Alessandro Michele, this is a powerful melange of florals - centred around tuberose, jasmine and a red flower called the Rangoon Creeper - and it's bloomin' lovely.
Gucci Bloom, PS72 for 50ml, Harrods The first fragrance from creative director Alessandro Michele, this is a powerful melange of florals, centred around tuberose, jasmine and a red flower called the Rangoon Creeper - and it's bloomin' lovely.
Tenders are invited for Supply and arrange different types and colours of flowers in original like: Lily, Orchid, Hybrid Gerbera, Dutch Roses, Bird of Paradise, Hybrid Anthurium, Carnation, Gladiolus, Chrysanthemum, Tuberose, Marigold, Goldenrods etc.
It opens with a burst of bergamot, sunny mandarin and blackcurrant, and has a floral heart - dewy rose, iris, white jasmine and Indian tuberose - then a base of vanilla, incense and sandalwood.
Recently, Jo Malone expanded its Cologne Intense, bringing the premium range to seven: Myrrh and Tonka, Orris and Sandalwood, Tuberose Angelica, Velvet Rose and Oud, Dark Amber and Ginger Lily, Incense and Cedrat, and Oud and Bergamot.

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