yam

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Noun

  • Any climbing vine of the genus Dioscorea in the Eastern and Western hemispheres, usually cultivated.
  • The edible, starchy, tuberous root of that plant, a tropical staple food.
  • A sweet potato; a tuber from the species Ipomoea batatas.
  • Potato.
  • A oca; a tuber from the species Oxalis tuberosa (species).
  • Taro.
  • An orange-brown colour, like the flesh of the yam.
  • home

Verb

  • Pronunciation spelling of am

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