Bulbil meaning

bŭlbəl, -bĭl
A small bulblike structure produced in the place of a flower or in a leaf axil, and having the ability to develop into a new plant.
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A bulblet.
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A small bulb or fleshy bud on a flower stalk, as in some onions, or in the axil of a leaf, as in a tiger lily.
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(botany) A bulb-shaped bud in the place of a flower or in a leaf axil.
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Origin of bulbil

  • French bulbille diminutive of bulbe bulb from Latin bulbus bulb

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition