Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The aboriginal name in New Zealand for the sweet potato.
- n. New Zealand A sweet potato.
- From Maori. (Wiktionary)
“The main crops are root vegetables such as kumara, taro and pana.”
“I think the roast and braised lamb are clear indicators of colder climes, but I would like to share with other food bloggers the produce we consume during these dark days, such as kumara, a sweet potato.”
“I wouldn't usually go all regional dialect on you, but "kumara" alliterates so much better than "sweet potato".”
“Anywho … that was supposed to be I really love the Levi ad kumara Says:”
“Several healthy cultures (Kuna, Kitavans, Tokelauans, the original Maori eating lots of kumara) have a diet high in starchy tubers (but also moderately high in animal protein and fat, though, which might be confounding.)”
“Why is there a raw kumara sweet potato sitting on a plate in the staff tearoom?”
“Or maybe the person who brought a raw kumara for lunch decided my sandwich looked more appetising and decided to go swappsies.”
“I lived in Oz for 6 years and never heard sweet potato being kumara.”
“Did it mutate into a raw kumara when I wasn't looking?”
“For more information on kumara, go to Kaipara Kumara.”
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Words from the Shaky Isles.
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