Definition of tulip root
: a disease of various grasses and especially cereal grasses caused by a strain of the bulb eelworm and characterized especially by bulbous swellings in the stem and distortions of leaves
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up tulip root? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).