tuberose

noun tube·rose \ ˈtü-ˌbrōz , ˈtyü- also -bə-ˌrōz , -bə-ˌrōs \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of tuberose

: a Mexican bulbous herb (Polianthes tuberosa) of the agave family cultivated for its spike of fragrant white single or double flowers

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Origin and Etymology of tuberose

New Latin tuberosa, specific epithet, from Latin, feminine of tuberosus tuberous, from tuber tuber


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