tubulous

[ too-byuh-luhs, tyoo- ]

adjective
  1. containing or consisting of tubes.

  2. having the form of a tube; tubular.

  1. Botany. having tubular flowers.

Origin of tubulous

1
From the New Latin word tubulōsus, dating back to 1655–65. See tubule, -ous

Other words from tubulous

  • tu·bu·lous·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for tubulous

tubulous

/ (ˈtjuːbjʊləs) /


adjective
  1. tube-shaped; tubular

  2. characterized by or consisting of small tubes

Origin of tubulous

1
C17: from New Latin tubulōsus

Derived forms of tubulous

  • tubulously, adverb

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