Definitions for yautiayaʊˈti ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various stemless plants of the genus Xanthosoma, esp. X. sagittifolium, cultivated in tropical America for their tuberous, starchy roots.
Origin of yautia:
1900–05; < AmerSp < Taino
yautia, tannia, spoonflower, malanga, Xanthosoma sagittifolium, Xanthosoma atrovirens(noun)
tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes
An edible plant commonly found in the Caribbean.