Definition of tuberous root in English:

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tuberous root


A thick and fleshy root like a tuber but without buds, as in the dahlia.
Example sentences
  • The primary bulb species used for gardens and landscapes include: true bulbs, corms, tubers, tuberous roots, rhizomes, and enlarged hypocotyls.
  • The leafy stems, bearing terminal preformed flower buds, sprout from the underground tuberous roots in early spring.
  • A floating leaf with a cluster of tuberous roots can easily break from its floating branch to establish a new stand.

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Syllabification: tu·ber·ous root

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