semituberous

tuberous

[too-ber-uhs, tyoo-]
adjective
1.
characterized by the presence of rounded or wartlike prominences or tubers.
2.
of the nature of such a prominence.
3.
Botany. bearing tubers.
4.
having the nature of or resembling a tuber.
Also, tuberose.


Origin:
1640–50; < Latin tūberōsus knobby. See tuber1, -ous

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

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tuberous tu·ber·ous (tōō'bər-əs, tyōō'-) or tu·ber·ose (-bə-rōs')
adj.

  1. Producing or bearing tubers.

  2. Being or resembling a knot; nodular; lumpy.

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