What is another word for tuber?

Pronunciation: [tjˈuːbə] (IPA)

A tuber is an underground, fleshy stem or root that stores nutrients for the plant to survive. There are various synonyms for the word "tuber." One of the most common synonyms is "rhizome," which is a horizontal underground stem that produces roots and shoots from its nodes. Another synonym is "bulb," which is a round underground storage organ containing layers of leaves that store food reserves. "Corms" are also similar structures that store nutrients for plants and are round and solid. "Tubercle" is another term used to describe a small, nodular structure found on plant roots that functions similarly to a tuber. Overall, these various terms are used interchangeably to describe different types of underground plant structures.

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Usage examples for Tuber

She must have heard a tiny tuber-voice, for she said, "Now I can never forget the sound of loving words, and the world is full of joy."
"The Potato Child and Others"
Mrs. Charles J. Woodbury
When the conduct of Piggie Walker, who bought Drumsheugh's potatoes and went into bankruptcy without paying for a single tuber, had been characterized in language that left nothing to be desired, Drumsheugh began to soften and show signs of reciprocity.
"Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush"
Ian Maclaren
Potatoes, in common with other tuber and root crops, will utilize plenty of potassium in the development of starch.
"A Living from the Land"
William B. Duryee

Famous quotes with Tuber

  • Verse should be as natural As the small tuber that feeds on muck And grows slowly from obtuse soil To the white flower of immortal beauty
    R. S. Thomas

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