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  • n. new cocoyam

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See tanier.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The blue or nut eddoes, Xanthosoma sagittifolium (Caladium sagittæfolium), of the West Indies, cultivated in tropical countries for its farinaceous tuberous root, which resembles that of the eddoes or taro, to which it is allied.


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  • Experiments on tannier production with conservation in Puerto Rico's mountain region.

    Chapter 31

  • The top spot is taken by tania, a plant name which entered English via French (the origin is obscure; it may be Arawakan, Cariban, or TupĂ­, for which MW3 also gives the variants tanier, tannier, tannia, tanya, and tanyah.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 3


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