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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.
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They can also be distinguished from the third species, the bulbous buttercup, because just behind the flowers of the bulbous buttercup are sepals which fold back over the flower stalk.