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tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts Acrocomia aculeata , gri-gri , grugru , grugru palm , macamba
South African shrub having a swollen succulent stem and bearing showy pink and white flowers after the leaves fall; popular as an ornamental in tropics Adenium multiflorum , Adenium obesum , desert rose , impala lily , kudu lily , mock azalia
biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop beet , Beta vulgaris , common beet
beet having a massively swollen red root; widely grown for human consumption beetroot , Beta vulgaris rubra
beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks Beta vulgaris cicla , chard , chard plant , leaf beet , spinach beet , Swiss chard
swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye black eye , mouse , shiner
Australian trees (usually with swollen trunks) Brachychiton , genus Brachychiton
Asiatic plant cultivated for its swollen root crown and edible foliage Brassica perviridis , Brassica rapa perviridis , spinach mustard , tendergreen
lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis bubo
large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes) carnation family , Caryophyllaceae , family Caryophyllaceae , pink family
spindle-shaped bacterial cell especially one swollen at the center by an endospore clostridia , clostridium
solid swollen underground bulb-shaped stem or stem base and serving as a reproductive structure corm
rust fungi having aecia produced in raised or swollen sori and teliospores borne in waxy columns Cronartium , genus Cronartium
woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowers; the swollen roots contain rotenone Derris elliptica , derris root , tuba root
diminution of swelling; the subsidence of anything swollen detumescence
timber tree of central and southeastern United States having hairy branchlets and a swollen trunk base Fraxinus tomentosa , pumpkin ash
rootless carnivorous swamp plants having at the base of the stem a rosette of foliage and leaves consisting of slender tubes swollen in the middle to form traps; each tube passes into two long spirally twisted arms with stiff hairs genlisea
acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing glandular fever , infectious mononucleosis , kissing disease , mono , mononucleosis
something twisted and tight and swollen gnarl , knot
veins in swollen tissue near the anus hemorrhoid
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