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Tuber meaning

tuber - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. A fleshy, rounded stem or root, usually containing starchy matter, as the potato or arrowroot; a thickened root- stock. See Illust. of Tuberous.
  2. 2. A genus of fungi. See Truffle.
  3. 3. A tuberosity; a tubercle.
  4. 4. A fleshy underground knob or root, as the potato.

tuber - examples of usage

  1. The Jerusalem artichoke, so called, not from Jerusalem in Palestine, but a corruption of the Italian name which signifies the tuber- rooted sunflower. - "Soil Culture", J. H. Walden.
  2. The tuber peonies are transplanted each year or in some way kept small and the blossoms are lovely and little. - "Letters from China and Japan", John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey.
  3. Tirant then learned that King Escariano had taken the King of Tremicen's daughter to the very strong castle of Mont Tuber. - "The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc", Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba.
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