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tu·ber·ous

 (to͞o′bər-əs, tyo͞o′-) also tu·ber·ose (-bə-rōs′)
adj.
1. Producing or bearing tubers.
2. Being or resembling a tuber: a tuberous root.

tuberous

(ˈtjuːbərəs) or

tuberose

adj
1. (Botany) (of plants or their parts) forming, bearing, or resembling a tuber or tubers: a tuberous root.
2. (Anatomy) anatomy of, relating to, or having warty protuberances or tubers
[C17: from Latin tūberōsus full of knobs; see tuber]

tu•ber•ous

(ˈtu bər əs, ˈtyu-)

adj.
1. characterized by the presence of rounded or wartlike prominences.
2. (of a plant) bearing tubers.
3. of or resembling a tuber.
[1640–50; < Latin tūberōsus knobby]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tuberous - of or relating to or resembling a tubertuberous - of or relating to or resembling a tuber; "a tuberous root"
Translations

tu·ber·ous

a. tuberoso-a, semejante a una tuberosidad.

tuberous

adj tuberoso
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