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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A large genus of twining plants, the type of the natural order Dioscoreaceœ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of plants, the roots of which are eaten as yams. See yam.

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

  • noun yams

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