bulbiform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bulbus (bulb) +‎ -form

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bulbiform (comparative more bulbiform, superlative most bulbiform)

  1. Shaped like a bulb.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 275:
      Though there was to be no encounter with the Bol'shaia Igra that day, the shadow of the bulbiform envelope, and the menacing twinkle of gunmetal beneath it, nonetheless would persist well into the later moments of ground-recreation.