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tuber

tu·ber

tuber

 
pronunciation:
tu br
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short, fleshy, rounded or oblong underground stem, such as the potato, with buds from which new shoots can grow.
 
definition 2: a rounded anatomical swelling; tubercle.
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derivation: tuberoid (adj.)
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