brood bud
Bulbil Bulb"il, n. [Dim. fr. bulb.] 1. (Bot.) A small or secondary bulb; hence, now almost exclusively: An a["e]rial bulb or deciduous bud, produced in the leaf axils, as in the tiger lily, or relpacing the flowers, as in some onions, and capable, when separated, of propagating the plant; -- called also {bulblet} and {brood bud}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Anat.) A small hollow bulb, such as an enlargement in a small vessel or tube. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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