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Webster 1913 Edition


Tuberous

Tu′ber-ous

,
Adj.
[L.
tuberosus
: cf. F.
tubéreux
. See
Tuber
, and cf. also
Tuberose
.]
1.
Covered with knobby or wartlike prominences; knobbed.
2.
(Bot.)
Consisting of, or bearing, tubers; resembling a tuber.
Tu′ber-ous-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Tuberous

TU'BEROUS

,
Adj.
[from L. tuber, a bunch.] Knobbed. In botany, consisting of roundish fleshy bodies, or tubers, connected into a bunch by intervening threads; as the roots of artichokes and potatoes.

Definition 2023


tuberous

tuberous

English

Adjective

tuberous (comparative more tuberous, superlative most tuberous)

  1. Of, relating to, resembling, or producing tubers

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