Definitions for tuberˈtu bər, ˈtyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tuber(noun)

    a fleshy underground stem or root serving for reproductive and food storage

  2. Tuber, genus Tuber(noun)

    type genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically truffles


  1. tuber(Noun)

    A fleshy, thickened underground stem of a plant, usually containing stored starch, as for example a potato or arrowroot.

  2. tuber(Noun)

    A thickened "root-stock".

  3. Origin: From tuber.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tuber(noun)

    a fleshy, rounded stem or root, usually containing starchy matter, as the potato or arrowroot; a thickened root-stock. See Illust. of Tuberous

  2. Tuber(noun)

    a genus of fungi. See Truffle

  3. Tuber(noun)

    a tuberosity; a tubercle


  1. Tuber

    Tubers are various types of modified plant structures that are enlarged to store nutrients. They are used by plants to survive the winter or dry months, to provide energy and nutrients for regrowth during the next growing season, and as a means of asexual reproduction. There are both stem and root tubers.

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  1. brute, buret, rebut

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