tuber

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tūber (bump, hump, swelling).

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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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tube +‎ -er

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tuber

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

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See tumeō (I swell)

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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)
Inflection[edit]

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 2[edit]

See tubus

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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
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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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