Tuberose Definition

to͝obrōz, tyo͝ob-, to͝obə-
tuberoses
noun
tuberoses
A perennial Mexican plant (Polianthes tuberosa) of the agave family, growing from a tuber or bulb and having white, sweet-scented flowers borne in racemes.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
Polianthes tuberosa
adjective
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Tuberose

Noun

Singular:
tuberose
Plural:
tuberoses

Origin of Tuberose

  • From New Latin tūberōsa species name from feminine of Latin tūberōsus full of lumps from tūber lump tuber

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

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