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bulb-shaped; bulging.
having or growing from bulbs.
Contemporary Examples

Why Did the Lawyers’ Post–Sandusky Conviction Comments Shield Penn State From Shame? Buzz Bissinger June 24, 2012
The Postman Who Built a Palace in France…by Hand Nina Strochlic November 19, 2014

Historical Examples

Modern Geography Marion I. Newbigin
The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise M. E. Hard
Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson
The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise M. E. Hard
Roosevelt in the Bad Lands H. Hagedorn.
The Nebuly Coat John Meade Falkner
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various
The Western World W.H.G. Kingston

shaped like a bulb; swollen; bulging
growing from or bearing bulbs


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