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bulb

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Flowers growing from a bulb (lower left).

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bulb

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  1. Any solid object rounded at one end and tapering on the other, possibly attached to a larger object at the tapered end
  2. A light bulb
  3. The bulb-shaped root portion of a plant such as a tulip, from which the rest of the plant may be regrown.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 265c.
      the plants which grow in the earth from seed or bulbs.

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