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tuberose British & World English

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

tuberose New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Mexican plant with white waxy flowers

tuberous British & World English

Of the nature of a tuber

tuberose in tuberous British & World English

Of the nature of a tuber

tuberous root British & World English

A thick and fleshy root like a tuber but without buds, as in the dahlia