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bulbiferous

[ buhl-bif-er-uhs ]
/ bʌlˈbɪf ər əs /
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adjective
producing bulbs.
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Origin of bulbiferous

1800–10; <New Latin bulbifer (see bulb, -i-, -fer) + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM bulbiferous

non·bul·bif·er·ous, adjective
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How to use bulbiferous in a sentence

  • Leaf cuttings of some tuberiferous or bulbiferous plants produce little tubers or bulbs in the same way.

    The Nursery Book|Liberty Hyde Bailey

British Dictionary definitions for bulbiferous

bulbiferous
/ (bʌlˈbɪfərəs) /

adjective
(of plants) producing bulbs
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