tubulous

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Etymology[edit]

tubule +‎ -ous. Compare French tubuleux.

Adjective[edit]

tubulous (comparative more tubulous, superlative most tubulous)

  1. Shaped like a tube; tubular.
    1. (botany) Having a hollow cylindrical corolla, often expanded or toothed at the border.
      a tubulose flower
  2. Constructed of, or containing tubular parts.
    1. (botany) Composed wholly of tubular florets.
      a tubulous compound flower

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