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Related / Similar Words: yam plant

 

Definition:
  • edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food;
  • sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked;
  • any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots;
  • edible tuber of any of several yams;

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    Hyponyms: white yam, water yam, Dioscorea alata, cinnamon vine, Chinese yam, Dioscorea batata, air potato, Dioscorea bulbifera, cush-cush, Dioscorea trifida

     

    Part Meronyms: yam plant

     

    Member Meronyms: Dioscorea, genus Dioscorea

     

    Anagrams: Mya, may, May

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: nyam   Danish: yams  
    Dutch: yam   Esperanto: ignamo  
    Finnish: jamssi   French: igname  
    German: Yamswurzel   Indonesian: ubi  
    Japanese: 山芋   Korean:  
    Latvian: dioskorėja   Polish: pochrzyn  
    Portuguese: inhame   Spanish: ñame  
     
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