Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a herb of the Pacific islands (Colocasia esculenta) grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Fiji, Caladium Colocasia, the roots and leaves of which are among the principal food-staples of the natives. See taro.

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

  • n. herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves

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Examples

  • Mr Waibuta added the farmers should allow the water to drain off their farms before they start planting crops such as dalo and cassava.

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  • Estoy de acuerdo con Geraldine y tu tio has quedado como un ignorante en todo sentido yo no soy muy fan de tim pero es muxo mejor director que James eso dalo por hecho, avatar es una mierda pero vamos con Mayusculas que asco de pelicula por ejemplo y eso de que Avatar es original es mentira es un robo a mano armada de Pocahontas jajaja por favor ..

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  • She knew what she knew, and whether she was deceived or not about this apparition of her grandmother, time would show, and _bis dalo_, she would remain obedient to her commands, and preserve her virgin honour pure in thought, word, and deed, even if it were to be for her life long, until she saw clearly what purpose God destined her to accomplish.

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  • "They've been advised to join farming schemes of about 10 men per scheme and each man plants 50 dalo tops a day and by the end of a month 10,000 plants of dalo are in the ground,"

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  • "Villagers plant yaqona, dalo and tavioka but only at a subsistence scale which is fine, but the only way they can get the best returns from their land is through commercial farming."

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  • The main agricultural commodities in the north are dalo, sugar cane and yaqona.

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  • "There are five middlemen each buying on average 30 tonnes of dalo every month for export."

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  • The department recently supplied another 24,000 dalo tops for cultivation.

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  • INCREASING levels of dalo farming at Wainunu district in Bua which is fetching as much as $225,000 per month in returns was hailed at the northern agriculture show.

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  • Tui Wainunu Ratu Orisi Baleitavea said villagers were being encouraged to utilise the land with dalo and yaqona farming as marketing opportunities opened up.

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