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Meaning of TUBEROSE

Pronunciation:  'toobu`rows

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lilylike waxy white flowers
 

TUBEROSE is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: Polianthes tuberosa
 
 See Also: flower, genus Polianthes, Polianthes

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tube"rose`\, n. [Cf. G. tuberose, F. tub['e]reuse, NL.
    Polianthes tuberosa. See {Tuberous}.] (Bot.)
    A plant ({Polianthes tuberosa}) with a tuberous root and a
    liliaceous flower. It is much cultivated for its beautiful
    and fragrant white blossoms.
    
    
  2. \Tu"ber*ose`\, a.
    Tuberous.
    
    
 

 

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