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Tuberose

tuberose
(Science: botany) A plant (Polianthes tuberosa) with a tuberous root and a liliaceous flower. It is much cultivated for its beautiful and fragrant white blossoms.
Origin: Cf. G. Tuberose, F. Tubereuse, NL. Polianthes tuberosa. See Tuberous.


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