from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as pia mater.
  • noun A perennial herb, tacca pinnatifida (also T. maculata), found wild or cultivated throughout Polynesia, and to China and Zanzibar.

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  • noun perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australia; cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch


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