Associations to the word «Yam»


YAM, noun. (botany) Any climbing vine of the genus Dioscorea in the Eastern and Western hemispheres, usually cultivated.
YAM, noun. The edible, starchy, tuberous root of that plant, a tropical staple food.
YAM, noun. (US) A sweet potato; a tuber from the species Ipomoea batatas.
YAM, noun. (Scotland) Potato.
YAM, noun. (NZ) A oca; a tuber from the species Oxalis tuberosa.
YAM, noun. (regional) (Cumberland) home
YAM YAM, noun. (UK) (informal) (sometimes derogatory) A person who speaks the Black Country dialect.
YAM YAMS, noun. Plural of yam yam

Dictionary definition

YAM, noun. Edible tuber of any of several yams.
YAM, noun. Any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots.
YAM, noun. Sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked.
YAM, noun. Edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food.

Wise words

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