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bulbil Explained

Bulbil at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bulbil \Bulb"il\, n. [Dim. fr. bulb.]
1. (Bot.) A small or secondary bulb; hence, now almost
exclusively: An a["e]rial bulb or deciduous bud, produced
in the leaf axils, as in the tiger lily, or relpacing the
flowers, as in some onions, and capable, when separated,
of propagating the plant; -- called also {bulblet} and
{brood bud}.

2. (Anat.) A small hollow bulb, such as an enlargement in a
small vessel or tube.

bulbil at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : small bulb or bulb-shaped growth arising from the leaf axil
or in the place of flowers [syn: {bulblet}]

bulbil at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: botan » y A bulb-shaped bud in the place of a flower or in a leaf axil


    Inter: trans-top » bulb-shaped bud
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|bulbillo|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ta » bulbil
    Translation: vi » bulbil
    Translation: zh » bulbil