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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A short thickened fleshy stem or rhizome that is usually formed underground, bears minute scale leaves each with a bud capable under suitable conditions of developing into a new plant, and constitutes the resting stage of various plants

Usage examples (34)
  • And thus began the investigation of how this tasty tuber is used here and its place in the country's culinary history.
  • Round or elongated, firm-fleshed and quite gourmet, this tuber is becoming a hit on the culinary scene at fine restaurants ...
  • The central tuber, which is the biggest and yet soft, is the one chiefly used for food.
  • Schmidt said, "A tuber is a tumor, they call it a tuber because of the way that it grows, it kind of more like potatoish." for more
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