from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a small genus of perennial tuberous herbs of the arum family, of tropical Asia and the Pacific islands, including the taro (Colocasia esculente).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants, of the natural order Araceæ, natives of the East Indies, with acrid leaves and tubers, the latter containing much starchy matter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small genus of perennial tuberous herbs of tropical Asia: taro


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