Definitions for tuberousˈtu bər əs, ˈtyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tu•ber•ousˈtu bər əs, ˈtyu-(adj.)

  1. characterized by the presence of rounded or wartlike prominences.

    Category: Botany, Pathology

  2. (of a plant) bearing tubers.

    Category: Botany

  3. of or resembling a tuber.

    Category: Botany

Origin of tuberous:

1640–50; < L tūberōsus knobby

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tuberous(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling a tuber

    "a tuberous root"


  1. tuberous(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, resembling, or producing tubers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tuberous(adj)

    covered with knobby or wartlike prominences; knobbed

  2. Tuberous(adj)

    consisting of, or bearing, tubers; resembling a tuber


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