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Wordnet 3.0


1. shaped like a bulb;
[syn: bulblike, bulbous, bulb-shaped]

2. curving outward;
[syn: bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulging, bulgy, protuberant]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bulbous \Bulb"ous\, a. [L. bulbosus: cf. F. bulbeux. See Bulb, n.] Having or containing bulbs, or a bulb; growing from bulbs; bulblike in shape or structure. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bulbous adj 1: shaped like a bulb [syn: bulblike, bulbous, bulb- shaped] 2: curving outward [syn: bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulging, bulgy, protuberant]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

76 Moby Thesaurus words for "bulbous": bagging, baggy, ballooning, bellying, billowing, billowy, bloated, bosomy, botanic, bulblike, bulbose, bulging, bumped, bumpy, bunched, bunchy, cereal, distended, ellipsoid, farinaceous, fruitlike, fruity, global, globate, globe-shaped, globed, globelike, globoid, globose, globular, hemispheric, herbaceous, herbal, herbose, herbous, herby, hillocky, hummocky, leguminose, leguminous, moutonnee, obovoid, orb, orbed, orbic, orbicular, orbiculate, orblike, orby, ovoid, plantlike, pneumatic, potbellied, pouching, radicated, radiciform, radicular, rhizoid, rootlike, rounded, sphere-shaped, spherelike, spheric, spheriform, spheroid, swelling, tuberous, vegetable, vegetal, vegetarian, vegetational, vegetative, verrucated, verrucose, warty, weedy