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Definition of tuber

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

A swollen underground stem tip, such as that of a potato.

Definition as written by Floridian:

A tuber is a fat underground stem from which a plant grows. It's similar to a rhizome but it is usually shorter and thicker and doesn't lengthen greatly as it grows.

Definition as written by Terry:

Additionally, tubers have "eyes" from which the leaves and flowers grow.

Definition as written by poppysue:

Tubers of Helianthus tuberosa

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