Bulbil



Botany. Also, bulbel
[buhl-buh l, -bel] /ˈbʌl bəl, -bɛl/ (Show IPA). bulblet.
Mycology. a rounded mass of fungus cells resembling a sclerotium but of simpler organization, most commonly produced by certain basidiomycetes.
Historical Examples

Vegetable Teratology Maxwell T. Masters

noun
a small bulblike organ of vegetative reproduction growing in leaf axils or on flower stalks of plants such as the onion and tiger lily
any small bulb of a plant
any small bulblike structure in an animal

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