Definition of Tuber root

1. Noun. Erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuber Root

tuber anterius
tuber calcanei
tuber calcis
tuber cinereum
tuber cochleae
tuber corporis callosi
tuber dorsale
tuber frontale
tuber ischiadicum
tuber maxillae
tuber of ischium
tuber of vermis
tuber omentale
tuber parietale
tuber radii
tuber root (current term)
tuber valvulae
tuber vermis
tuber zygomaticum
tuberal nuclei
tubercle bacillus
tubercle of anterior scalene muscle
tubercle of iliac crest
tubercle of nucleus gracilis
tubercle of rib
tubercle of saddle
tubercle of scaphoid bone

Literary usage of Tuber root

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1. Elements of Art Criticism: Comprising a Treatise on the Principles of Man's by George Whitefield Samson (1876)
"The base is rounded and foliated as a tuber root, and the capital is an inverted bell ... The foot, too, is the precise copy of the tuber root of the plant. ..."

2. J. M. Nickell's Botanical Ready Reference (1880)
"Butterfly Weed. Wind Root. Asclepias. tuber root. White Root. Flux Root. Orange Swallow Wort. Silkweed. Canada Root. Root. exp. diu. dia. car. ton. ..."

3. The Southern Planter (1852)
"One peach-blow potato's tuber root penetrated, in my garden, six or eight inches below the parent, and there formed the largest tuber of the whole crop. ..."

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