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tuberose

Saltos de línea: tu¦ber|ose
Pronunciación: /ˈtjuːbərəʊz
 
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Definición de tuberose en inglés:

sustantivo

A Mexican plant with heavily scented white waxy flowers and a bulb-like base. Unknown in the wild, it was formerly cultivated as a flavouring for chocolate; the flower oil is used in perfumery.
  • Polianthes tuberosa, family Agavaceae
Example sentences
  • Cooling fountains mask traffic noise, while hummingbirds and butterflies explore the charms of tuberoses, heliotrope, and other plants chosen for their sensual appeal.
  • Fragrant tuberoses, jackmentias, succulent cactus varieties, the milky bush and palm varieties, including the Royal Palms, can be used for avenue borders.
  • There, after tilling and amending the soil, he planted roses, perennials, and a smattering of seasonal tubers, such as dahlias and tuberoses.

adjetivo

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variant spelling of tuberous.

Origen

mid 17th century: the noun from Latin tuberosa, feminine of tuberosus 'with protuberances'; the adjective from Latin tuberosus.

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