Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A type of sweet potato having somewhat dry, bland, yellowish to white flesh, used as a staple food in many tropical countries.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The sweet potato.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun sweet potato (the plant).

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

American Spanish, perhaps of Taino origin.

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