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bulbous

 [bul´bus]
bearing or arising from a bulb.

bulbous

/bul·bous/ (bul´bus)
1. bulbar.
2. shaped like, bearing, or arising from a bulb.

bulbous

(bŭl′bəs)
adj.
1. Resembling a bulb in shape; rounded or swollen: a bulbous nose; a bulbous stem base.
2. Botany Bearing bulbs or growing from a bulb.

bul′bous·ly adv.

bulbous

Etymology: L, bulbus, swollen root
pertaining to a structure that resembles a bulb or that originates in a bulb.

bulbous

having the form or nature of a bulb; bearing or arising from a bulb.

bulbous buttercup
ranunculusbulbosa.