Definitions for yautiayaʊˈti ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yau•ti•ayaʊˈti ə(n.)(pl.)-ti•as.

  1. any of various stemless plants of the genus Xanthosoma, esp. X. sagittifolium, cultivated in tropical America for their tuberous, starchy roots.

    Category: Plants

Origin of yautia:

1900–05; < AmerSp < Taino

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yautia, tannia, spoonflower, malanga, Xanthosoma sagittifolium, Xanthosoma atrovirens(noun)

    tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes


  1. yautia(Noun)

    An edible plant commonly found in the Caribbean.


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