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bulblet Explained

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

Bulblet \Bulb"let\, n. [Bulb,n.+ -let.] (Bot.)
A small bulb, either produced on a larger bulb, or on some
a["e]rial part of a plant, as in the axils of leaves in the
tiger lily, or replacing the flowers in some kinds of onion.

bulblet 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.

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

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

bulblet at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: suffix » bulb|let

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: botan » y A small bulb, either produced on a larger bulb or on some aerial part of a plant.

  • Inter: Webster 191 » 3
    Translation: id » bulblet
    Translation: ta » bulblet
    Translation: zh » bulblet