bul·​bil | \ ˈbəl-bəl How to pronounce bulbil (audio) , -ˌbil \

Definition of bulbil

Examples of bulbil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These bulbils, which are only about a centimeter long at their biggest, can transfer from lake to lake. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Growing concern over starry stonewort in Wisconsin's lakes leads to workshop at Oconomowoc Community Center," 15 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of bulbil

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bulbil

French bulbille, diminutive of bulbe bulb, from Latin bulbus

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“Bulbil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bulbil. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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