from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a plant (Dioscorea Batatas) with a long and slender tuber, hardier than most of the other species.
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- n. hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers
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