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bulbous

adjective bul·bous \ˈbəl-bəs\

: big and round often in an unattractive way

Full Definition of BULBOUS

1
:  having a bulb :  growing from or bearing bulbs
2
:  resembling a bulb especially in roundness <a bulbous nose>
bul·bous·ly adverb

First Known Use of BULBOUS

1578

Other Seed Plant Terms

aubergine, box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil
BULBOUSLY Defined for Kids

bulbous

adjective bul·bous \ˈbəl-bəs\

Definition of BULBOUS for Kids

:  round or swollen <a bulbous nose>
Medical Dictionary

bulbous

adjective bul·bous \ˈbəl-bəs\

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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