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tuberous root

noun
1.
a true root so thickened as to resemble a tuber, but bearing no buds or eyes.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70
Related forms
tuberous-rooted, adjective
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Examples for tuberous root
  • It spreads through tuberous root stalks and forms a solid canopy that chokes out many native plants.
  • Giant hogweed is a perennial herb with tuberous root stalks.

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