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bulblet

[ buhlb-lit ]
/ ˈbʌlb lɪt /
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noun Botany.
a small bulb or bulblike structure, especially one growing in the axils of leaves, as in the tiger lily, or replacing flowers, as in the onion.
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Also called bulbil.

Origin of bulblet

First recorded in 1835–45; bulb + -let
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