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Related to tubulous: tumultuous
1. Shaped like a tube; tubular.
a. Composed of tubes.
b. Having tubular parts.
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1. tube-shaped; tubular
2. characterized by or consisting of small tubes
[C17: from New Latin tubulōsus]
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tu•bu•lous(ˈtu byə ləs, ˈtyu-)
1. containing or consisting of tubes.
2. having the form of a tube; tubular.
3. having tubular flowers.
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