2008年3月1日 星期六

tuber

The all-potato diet will not appeal to all readers, but this accessible account embraces the latest scholarship and addresses the failings of previous works on the subject. Indeed the book, like the tuber it describes, fills a void: the spud now has the biography it deserves.

tu・ber


━━ n. 【植】塊茎; 【解】結節.
tu・ber・cle
 ━━ n. 小突起, 小結節; 【医】結核.
tubercle bacillus 結核菌.
tu・ber・cu・lar
 ━━ a., n. 結節の; 結核の(患者).
tu・ber・ous ━━ a. 【植】塊茎のある; 【解】結節のある.


tuber

A swollen underground storage organ, modified from a root or rhizome, with buds where new shoots and roots develop after a dormant period. Examples are potatoes, dahlias, and tuberous begonias. Also called tuberous root.

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