Definition of Tuber

Tuber n. means: A genus of fungi. See Truffle.

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Tuber n. means: A genus of fungi. See Truffle.

Meaning of Tuber

Tuber (n.) means: A genus of fungi. See Truffle.

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Orchis (n.): A genus of endogenous plants growing in the North Temperate zone, and consisting of about eighty species. They are perennial herbs growing from a tuber (beside which is usually found the last year's tuber also), and are valued for their showy flowers. See Orchidaceous.

Bulbo-tuber (n.): A corm.

Tuber (n.): A tuberosity; a tubercle.

Tuber (n.): A genus of fungi. See Truffle.

Eye (n.): The bud or sprout of a plant or tuber; as the eye of a potato.

Tuberous (a.): Consisting of, or bearing, tubers; resembling a tuber.

Wapatoo (n.): The edible tuber of a species of arrowhead (Sagittaria variabilis); -- so called by the Indians of Oregon.

Root (n.): The underground portion of a plant, whether a true root or a tuber, a bulb or rootstock, as in the potato, the onion, or the sweet flag.

Tuber (n.): A fleshy, rounded stem or root, usually containing starchy matter, as the potato or arrowroot; a thickened root-stock. See Illust. of Tuberous.

Galangal (n.): The pungent aromatic rhizome or tuber of certain East Indian or Chinese species of Alpinia (A. Galanga and A. officinarum) and of the Kaempferia Galanga), -- all of the Ginger family.

Truffle (n.): Any one of several kinds of roundish, subterranean fungi, usually of a blackish color. The French truffle (Tuber melanosporum) and the English truffle (T. aestivum) are much esteemed as articles of food.

Potato (n.): A plant (Solanum tuberosum) of the Nightshade family, and its esculent farinaceous tuber, of which there are numerous varieties used for food. It is native of South America, but a form of the species is found native as far north as New Mexico.

Yam (n.): A large, esculent, farinaceous tuber of various climbing plants of the genus Dioscorea; also, the plants themselves. Mostly natives of warm climates. The plants have netted-veined, petioled leaves, and pods with three broad wings. The commonest species is D. sativa, but several others are cultivated.

Sprout (v. i.): The shoot of a plant; a shoot from the seed, from the stump, or from the root or tuber, of a plant or tree; more rarely, a shoot from the stem of a plant, or the end of a branch.

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Meaning of Orchis

Orchis means: A genus of endogenous plants growing in the North Temperate zone, and consisting of about eighty species. They are perennial herbs growing from a tuber (beside which is usually found the last year's tuber also), and are valued for their showy flowers. See Orchidaceous.

Meaning of Bulbo-tuber

Bulbo-tuber means: A corm.

Meaning of Tuber

Tuber means: A tuberosity; a tubercle.

Meaning of Tuber

Tuber means: A genus of fungi. See Truffle.

Meaning of Eye

Eye means: The bud or sprout of a plant or tuber; as the eye of a potato.

Meaning of Tuberous

Tuberous means: Consisting of, or bearing, tubers; resembling a tuber.

Meaning of Wapatoo

Wapatoo means: The edible tuber of a species of arrowhead (Sagittaria variabilis); -- so called by the Indians of Oregon.

Meaning of Root

Root means: The underground portion of a plant, whether a true root or a tuber, a bulb or rootstock, as in the potato, the onion, or the sweet flag.

Meaning of Tuber

Tuber means: A fleshy, rounded stem or root, usually containing starchy matter, as the potato or arrowroot; a thickened root-stock. See Illust. of Tuberous.

Meaning of Galangal

Galangal means: The pungent aromatic rhizome or tuber of certain East Indian or Chinese species of Alpinia (A. Galanga and A. officinarum) and of the Kaempferia Galanga), -- all of the Ginger family.

Meaning of Truffle

Truffle means: Any one of several kinds of roundish, subterranean fungi, usually of a blackish color. The French truffle (Tuber melanosporum) and the English truffle (T. aestivum) are much esteemed as articles of food.

Meaning of Potato

Potato means: A plant (Solanum tuberosum) of the Nightshade family, and its esculent farinaceous tuber, of which there are numerous varieties used for food. It is native of South America, but a form of the species is found native as far north as New Mexico.

Meaning of Yam

Yam means: A large, esculent, farinaceous tuber of various climbing plants of the genus Dioscorea; also, the plants themselves. Mostly natives of warm climates. The plants have netted-veined, petioled leaves, and pods with three broad wings. The commonest species is D. sativa, but several others are cultivated.

Meaning of Sprout

Sprout means: The shoot of a plant; a shoot from the seed, from the stump, or from the root or tuber, of a plant or tree; more rarely, a shoot from the stem of a plant, or the end of a branch.

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