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tu·ber·ose / ˈt(y)oōbəˌrōs; -ˌrōz/ • n. 1. a Mexican plant (Polianthes tuberosa) of the agave family, with heavily scented white waxy flowers and a bulblike base. Unknown in the wild, it was formerly cultivated as a flavoring for chocolate; the flower oil is used in perfumery. 2. variant spelling of tuberous.

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tuberose

tuberose2 tuberous. XVIII — F. tubéreux or L. tūberōsus; see -OSE1.
So tuberosity XVI. tuberous of the form or nature of a tuber. XVII; see -OUS.

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tuberose

tuberose1 plant Polianthes tuberosa having a tuberous root. XVII. — L. fem. of tūberōsus (see next).

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tuberose

tuberose (tew-ber-ohz) adj. see tuberous.

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tuberose

tuberose: see amaryllis.

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tuberose

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