Tuberose
Tuberose Tube"rose`, n. [Cf. G. tuberose, F. tub['e]reuse, NL. Polianthes tuberosa. See {Tuberous}.] (Bot.) A plant ({Polianthes tuberosa}) with a tuberous root and a liliaceous flower. It is much cultivated for its beautiful and fragrant white blossoms. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tuberose — (Agave polianthes) Systematik Ordnung: Spargelartige (Asparagales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tuberose — Tu ber*ose , a. Tuberous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tuberose — Tuberose, ist Polianthes tuberosa …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tuberōse — Tuberōse, Pflanzengattung, s. Polianthes …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tuberose — Tuberōse, Nachthyazinthe (Polianthes tuberōsa L.), ostind. Liliazee, mit weißen, stark duftenden Blütenähren …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tuberose — Tuberose, s. Hemerocallideae …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • tuberose — ► NOUN ▪ a Mexican plant with heavily scented white waxy flowers and a bulb like base, formerly cultivated as a flavouring for chocolate. ► ADJECTIVE variant spelling of TUBEROUS(Cf. ↑tuberous) …   English terms dictionary

  • tuberose — tuberose1 [to͞ob′rōz΄, tyo͞ob′rōz΄] n. [ModL tuberosa < L tuberosus, TUBEROUS] a perennial Mexican plant (Polianthes tuberosa) of the agave family, growing from a tuber or bulb and having white, sweet scented flowers borne in racemes tuberose2 …   English World dictionary

  • Tuberose — kvapioji tuberoza statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agavinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Polianthes tuberosa), iš kurio gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Polianthes tuberosa angl. tuberose vok. Nachthyazinthe; Tuberose; weiße… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • tuberose — kvapioji tuberoza statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agavinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Polianthes tuberosa), iš kurio gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Polianthes tuberosa angl. tuberose vok. Nachthyazinthe; Tuberose; weiße… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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