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 for bulbous
From 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]

From 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]

From 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
  
  

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