Definitions for yamyæm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the starchy, tuberous root of any of various African climbing vines of the genus Dioscorea, family Dioscoreaceae, cultivated for food in warm regions: resembling but botanically unrelated to the sweet potato.
any of these plants.
the sweet potato.
Origin of yam:
1580–90; cf. Gullah nyam, Jamaican E nyaams, Sranan jamsi < sources in one or more West African languages
edible tuber of any of several yams
yam, yam plant(noun)
any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked
edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food
Origin: From inhame and ñame, possibly from the nyami. The term was coined in 1657.
a large, esculent, farinaceous tuber of various climbing plants of the genus Dioscorea; also, the plants themselves. Mostly natives of warm climates. The plants have netted-veined, petioled leaves, and pods with three broad wings. The commonest species is D. sativa, but several others are cultivated
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Translations for yam
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
any of several kinds of potato-like tropical plants used as food.
- بَطاطا حُلْوَه، قُلْقاس هِنْديArabic
- сладък картофBulgarian
- batata docePortuguese (BR)
- die YamswurzelGerman
- ñame, batata, camoteSpanish
- سیب زمینیFarsi
- מִין בַּטָטָהHebrew
- रतालु, शकरकंद, अरबी, अरूईHindi
- ubi jalarIndonesian
- sætuhnúðjurt; sætuhnúðurIcelandic
- (patata dolce)Italian
- 얌(참마속(屬)의 식물)Korean
- søtpotet, yam(srot)Norwegian
- !!(rodzaj słodkiego ziemniaka)Polish
- سیب زمینیPersian
- دكچارو دكورنۍ يو بوټى چې په تودو سيمو كې پيداكيږي او خوړل كيږي، خواږه كچالو (جنوبي امريكاPashto
- batata docePortuguese
- ignam, cartof dulceRomanian
- ямс; бататRussian
- jam; sladký zemiakSlovak
- Hint yer elmasıTurkish
- 山藥Chinese (Trad.)
- شمالی امریکا ، شکّر قندUrdu
- củ từVietnamese
- 山药Chinese (Simp.)
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