tubulous

adjective
tu·​bu·​lous | \ ˈt(y)übyələs \
variants: or less commonly tubulose \ -​yəˌlōs \

Definition of tubulous

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

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Other Words from tubulous

tubulously adverb

History and Etymology for tubulous

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 1 Jul. 2022.

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