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synonyms for tuber

  • beet
  • bulb
  • potato
  • root
  • taro
  • turnip
  • yam
  • jalap
  • salep
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I saw it again, 6,000 miles away, on the dry Tanzania savanna with Hadzabe families, who forage for tubers and baobab seeds.
I WAS CONSTANTLY ARGUING WITH MY CHILD. THEN I LEARNED THE “TEAM” METHOD OF CALMER PARENTINGMICHAELEEN DOUCLEFFMARCH 6, 2021TIME
Workers dig elaborate underground tunnels in search of tubers to eat.
UNIQUE DIALECTS HELP NAKED MOLE-RATS TELL FRIENDS FROM FOESJONATHAN LAMBERTFEBRUARY 24, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Those groups balance out their diets by also eating tubers, roots and other plant foods that they store during the short summers to carry them through frigid winter months.
HARSH ICE AGE WINTERS MAY HAVE HELPED TURN WOLVES INTO DOGSBRUCE BOWERFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Because that whole system is sealed, the potato tubers don’t carry any soil- or insect-vectored diseases.
POTATO INNOVATION HAS STAGNATED FOR DECADES. SEXUAL REPRODUCTION MIGHT GET IT UNSTUCK.KATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This year he agreed to take me into the woods to forage for these precious tubers.
‘THE MOZART OF FUNGI’: FOR AGES, TRUFFLE HUNTING HAS BEEN ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING PURSUITS ON EARTH. THEN THE PANDEMIC HITBERNHARD WARNERDECEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
This tuber has the celery flavor in a pronounced degree, and is used for flavoring soups and for celery salad.
THE PRACTICAL GARDEN-BOOKC. E. HUNN
They will take root at each joint of vine, when undisturbed, which roots will draw from the main tuber.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
Sometimes it attacks the potato, eating down the stalk into the tuber.
THE MOTHS OF THE BRITISH ISLES, FIRST SERIESRICHARD SOUTH
This skin is produced by the action of the surface cells of the tuber.
PARALLEL PATHSTHOMAS WILLIAM ROLLESTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TUBER

  • ball
  • bunch
  • corm
  • corn
  • globe
  • head
  • knob
  • nodule
  • nub
  • protuberance
  • swelling
  • tuber
  • tumor
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