Tubulose
Tubulose Tu"bu*lose`, Tubulous Tu"bu*lous, a. [Cf. F. tubuleux. See {Tubule}.] 1. Resembling, or in the form of, a tube; longitudinally hollow; specifically (Bot.), having a hollow cylindrical corolla, often expanded or toothed at the border; as, a tubulose flower. [1913 Webster]

2. Containing, or consisting of, small tubes; specifically (Bot.), composed wholly of tubulous florets; as, a tubulous compound flower. [1913 Webster]

{Tubulous boiler}, a steam boiler composed chiefly of tubes containing water and surrounded by flame and hot gases; -- sometimes distinguished from tubular boiler. [1913 Webster]


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