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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In Hawaii and Tahiti, the common yam, Dioscorea sativa. Before the introduction of the potato it was cultivated for the supply of ships.

Usage examples (35)
  • The term hoi philoi is to be distinguished from that of philoi tou theou
  • No, what happens next is some pedant comes along and points out that "hoi" is Greek for
  • I agree, Skyler, except now you've got a problem with the word hoi polloi.
  • The phrase hoi dodeka, he uses in proportion far oftener than any other two of the for more
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