- tubed flap,
- tubeless tire,
- tubeless tyre,
- tuber cinereum,
- tuber fern,
- tubercle bacillus,
- tubercle of rib
Origin of tuber1
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Examples from the Web for tuber
I feel like they are the alchemist of the tuber world; they make everything from smooth, soft purees to beautiful crunchy pickles.
When portions of the stem or of the tuber are thrown away by the side of streams, they naturalize themselves easily.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
After death, four hydatids (Cysticerci) were found in the tuber ancillare at the summit of the spinal marrow.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
This kind of artichoke is a tuber of the species of the sunflower; it resembles somewhat the Irish potato.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book|Mary A. Wilson
Word Origin for tuber
"thick underground stem," 1660s, from Latin tuber "lump, bump," perhaps related to tumere "to swell" (see thigh).