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Meaning of BULBOUS

Pronunciation:  'bulbus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  curving outward
  2. [adj]  like a bulb

BULBOUS is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bellied, bellying, bulblike, bulging, bulgy, circular, protrusive, protuberant, round



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bulb"ous\, a. [L. bulbosus: cf. F. bulbeux. See {Bulb},
Having or containing bulbs, or a bulb; growing from bulbs;
bulblike in shape or structure.

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