adjective \ˈbəl-bəs\

: big and round often in an unattractive way

Full Definition of BULBOUS

:  having a bulb :  growing from or bearing bulbs
:  resembling a bulb especially in roundness <a bulbous nose>
bul·bous·ly adverb

First Known Use of BULBOUS


Other Seed Plant Terms

aubergine, box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil


adjective \ˈbəl-bəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BULBOUS

: resembling a bulb especially in roundness or the gross enlargement of a part <the bulbous expansion at the base of a hair>


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