HyperDic: tuber

English > 2 senses of the word tuber / Tuber:
NOUNplanttubera fleshy underground stem or root serving for reproductive and food storage
plantTuber, genus Tubertype genus of the Tuberaceae
English > tuber: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA fleshy underground stem or root serving for reproductive and food storage.
NarrowerJerusalem artichokeedible tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke
groundnut, potato bean, wild beannutlike tuber
water chestnutedible bulbous tuber of a Chinese marsh plant
yamedible tuber of any of several yams
Broaderstalk, stemA slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
Adjectivessemi-tuberouspartly tuberous
tuberousof or relating to or resembling a tuber
English > Tuber: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningtype genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically truffles.
Synonymgenus Tuber
Member ofTuberaceae, family Tuberaceaefamily of fungi whose ascocarps resemble tubers and vary in size from that of an acorn to that of a large apple
Memberstruffle, earthnut, earth-ballAny of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber
Broaderfungus genusIncludes lichen genera
Spanishgenus tuber, tuber
Catalangenus tuber, tuber

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