bulbil

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin bulbus, from Ancient Greek βολβός (bolbós, plant with round swelling on underground stem).

Noun[edit]

bulbil (plural bulbils)

  1. (botany) A bulb-shaped bud in the place of a flower or in a leaf axil.
  2. (anatomy) A small hollow bulb, such as an enlargement in a small vessel or tube.

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