- bulboid corpuscle,
- bulbous bougie,
- bulbous buttercup,
Origin of bulbous
Examples from the Web for bulbous
Bulbous columns, winding staircases, and whimsical bas-reliefs of mythical creatures wrap around the palace.
His greatest concern was to make sure the two bulbous microphones in front worked, bending them back and forth for maximum sound.Why Did the Lawyers’ Post–Sandusky Conviction Comments Shield Penn State From Shame?|Buzz Bissinger|June 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The stem is slender, nearly equal, floccose, bulbous at the base.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
A third storey, sometimes circular on plan, completed the tower, which was crowned with a bulbous terminal.
In one end of the stocking aforesaid was a bulbous swelling, as large as a well-sized fist.
Especially I remarked, even in the midst of my fear, the bulbous points of the fingers.Phantastes|George MacDonald
Each seed is a long club-shaped body, with a bulbous base and a slender point, more or less produced.Omphalos|Philip Henry Gosse
1570s, "pertaining to a bulb," from Latin bulbosus, from bulbus (see bulb). Meaning "bulb-shaped" is recorded from 1783. Related: Bulbously; bulbousness.