tubulous

adjective

tu·​bu·​lous
ˈt(y)übyələs
variants or less commonly tubulose
-yəˌlōs
1
: resembling or having the form of a tube
2
: made up of or containing tubes or a tubular element (as florets)
a tubulous boiler
tubulously adverb

Word History

Etymology

New Latin tubulosus, from Latin tubulus + -osus -ose

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“Tubulous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tubulous. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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