lignotuber etymology

English word lignotuber comes from English tuber, English ligno- (Wood.)

Detailed word origin of lignotuber

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tuber English (eng) (horticulture) A thickened rootstock.. A fleshy, thickened underground stem of a plant, usually containing stored starch, as for example a potato or arrowroot.
ligno- English (eng) Wood.
lignotuber English (eng) (botany) A starchy enlargement (caudex), usually of a root, of a woody plant, serving to store water.

Words with the same origin as lignotuber

Descendants of ligno-
lignocaine lignocellulolytic lignocellulose lignocellulosic lignophagia lignosulfonate