tubulous


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tu·bu·lous

 (to͞o′byə-ləs, tyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Shaped like a tube; tubular.
2.
a. Composed of tubes.
b. Having tubular parts.

tu′bu·lous·ly adv.

tubulous

(ˈtjuːbjʊləs)
adj
1. tube-shaped; tubular
2. characterized by or consisting of small tubes
[C17: from New Latin tubulōsus]
ˈtubulously adv

tu•bu•lous

(ˈtu byə ləs, ˈtyu-)

adj.
1. containing or consisting of tubes.
2. having the form of a tube; tubular.
3. having tubular flowers.
[1655–65; < New Latin tubulōsus. See tubule, -ous]
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