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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cormnoun

    solid swollen underground bulb-shaped stem or stem base and serving as a reproductive structure

Wiktionary

  1. cormnoun

    A short, vertical, swollen underground stem of a plant (usually one of the monocots) that serves as a storage organ to enable the plant to survive winter or other adverse conditions such as drought.

Wikipedia

  1. Corm

    A corm, bulbo-tuber, or bulbotuber is a short, vertical, swollen underground plant stem that serves as a storage organ that some plants use to survive winter or other adverse conditions such as summer drought and heat (perennation). The word cormous usually means plants that grow from corms, parallel to the terms tuberous and bulbous to describe plants growing from tubers and bulbs.

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  1. corm

    A corm is a rounded underground storage organ present in plants such as crocuses, gladioli, and cyclamens, consisting of a swollen stem base covered with scale leaves. It serves as a method for the plant to survive winter or drought, enabling the plant to regrow during the next suitable season.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cormnoun

    a solid bulb-shaped root, as of the crocus. See Bulb

  2. Cormnoun

    same as Cormus, 2

  3. Etymology: [See Cormus.]

Wikidata

  1. Corm

    A corm, bulbo-tuber, or bulbotuber is a short, vertical, swollen underground plant stem that serves as a storage organ used by some plants to survive winter or other adverse conditions such as summer drought and heat. The word cormous is used to describe plants growing from corms, in analogy to the use of the terms "tuberous" and "bulbous" to describe plants growing from tubers and bulbs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Corm

    korm, Cormus, kor′mus, n. sometimes called a solid bulb—the short, bulb-like subterranean stem of many plants—e.g. crocus. [Gr. kormos, the lopped trunk of a tree.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corm in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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