Definitions for dasheendæˈʃin

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

da•sheendæˈʃin(n.)

  1. Category: Plants

    Ref: taro.

Origin of dasheen:

1895–1900; repr. F de Chine of China

Princeton's WordNet

  1. taro, cocoyam, dasheen, eddo(noun)

    edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants

  2. taro, taro plant, dalo, dasheen, Colocasia esculenta(noun)

    herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves

  3. taro, taro root, cocoyam, dasheen, edda(noun)

    tropical starchy tuberous root

Wiktionary

  1. dasheen(Noun)

    The edible starchy yellow tubers of the taro plant.

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