back bulb

noun

Definition of back bulb

: a pseudobulb on certain types of orchid plants that remains on the plant after the terminal growth has been removed and is used in the propagation of certain orchids

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First Known Use of back bulb

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Back bulb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20bulb. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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