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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked;

Usage examples (30)
  • Growth studies in Chinese yam (Dioscorea esculenta).
  • The yam is a plant of tropical climates and does not tolerate.
  • Be sure to use the dark orange type rather than a true yam, which is quite a different vegetable.
  • Despite this, the yam is a seasonal fruit and can only be harvested at certain times throughout the year. for more
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