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

 

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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