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tuber

See also: Tuber

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin tūber (bump, hump, swelling).

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NounEdit

tuber (plural tubers)

  1. A fleshy, thickened underground stem of a plant, usually containing stored starch, as for example a potato or arrowroot.
  2. (horticulture) A thickened "root-stock".

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tube +‎ -er

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VerbEdit

tuber

  1. to make into a tube shape
  2. to put into a tube

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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See tumeō (I swell)

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NounEdit

tūber n (genitive tūberis); third declension

  1. a hump, bump, swelling, protuberance; excrescence
  2. the cyclamen or other similar plants with tuberous roots
  3. a truffle (any of various edible fungi, of the genus Tuber)
InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tūber tūbera
genitive tūberis tūberum
dative tūberī tūberibus
accusative tūber tūbera
ablative tūbere tūberibus
vocative tūber tūbera
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Etymology 2Edit

See tubus

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NounEdit

tuber m, f (genitive tuberis); third declension

  1. (usually feminine) a kind of tree or bush of foreign origin, possibly the azarole (Crataegus azarolus)
  2. (usually masculine) the fruit of the above tree
InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tuber tuberēs
genitive tuberis tuberum
dative tuberī tuberibus
accusative tuberem tuberēs
ablative tubere tuberibus
vocative tuber tuberēs
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