AskDefine | Define bulbous

Dictionary Definition

bulbous adj
1 like a bulb [syn: bulblike]
2 curving outward [syn: bellied, bellying, bulging, bulgy, protuberant]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Having the shape of or resembling a bulb, bloated.
  2. One who is overweight and round in shape
  3. Growing from a bulb or producing bulbs.

Extensive Definition


bulbous in Bulgarian: Луковица
bulbous in Catalan: Bulb
bulbous in Czech: Cibule (orgán)
bulbous in German: Zwiebel (Pflanzenteil)
bulbous in Modern Greek (1453-): Βολβός
bulbous in Spanish: Bulbo (botánica)
bulbous in Esperanto: Bulbo
bulbous in French: Bulbe
bulbous in Italian: Bulbo
bulbous in Hebrew: בצל
bulbous in Hungarian: Hagyma (szerv)
bulbous in Malay (macrolanguage): Bebawang
bulbous in Dutch: Bol (biologie)
bulbous in Japanese: 球根
bulbous in Polish: Cebula (botanika)
bulbous in Russian: Луковица
bulbous in Simple English: Bulb
bulbous in Slovak: Cibuľa (stonka)
bulbous in Chinese: 鳞茎

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