Hottentot's bread vine

noun
South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
Hypernyms: ↑vine
Member Holonyms: ↑Dioscorea, ↑genus Dioscorea
Part Meronyms: ↑Hottentot bread, ↑Hottentot's bread

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  • Hottentot's bread — noun thick edible rootstock of elephant s foot • Syn: ↑Hottentot bread • Hypernyms: ↑root • Part Holonyms: ↑elephant s foot, ↑tortoise plant, ↑Hottentot bread vine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hottentot bread vine — noun South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark • Syn: ↑elephant s foot, ↑tortoise plant, ↑Hottentot s bread vine, ↑Dioscorea elephantipes • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hottentot bread — noun thick edible rootstock of elephant s foot • Syn: ↑Hottentot s bread • Hypernyms: ↑root • Part Holonyms: ↑elephant s foot, ↑tortoise plant, ↑Hottentot bread vine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • elephant's-foot — noun 1. South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark • Syn: ↑tortoise plant, ↑Hottentot bread vine, ↑Hottentot s bread vine, ↑Dioscorea elephantipes • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Mem …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dioscorea elephantipes — noun South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark • Syn: ↑elephant s foot, ↑tortoise plant, ↑Hottentot bread vine, ↑Hottentot s bread vine • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tortoise plant — noun South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark • Syn: ↑elephant s foot, ↑Hottentot bread vine, ↑Hottentot s bread vine, ↑Dioscorea elephantipes • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dioscorea — noun yams • Syn: ↑genus Dioscorea • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Dioscoreaceae, ↑family Dioscoreaceae, ↑yam family • …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Dioscorea — noun yams • Syn: ↑Dioscorea • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Dioscoreaceae, ↑family Dioscoreaceae, ↑yam family • Membe …   Useful english dictionary

  • elephant's-foot — /el euh feuhnts foot /, n., pl. elephant s foots. a climbing vine, Dioscorea elephantipes, of southern Africa, having a massive, edible, yamlike tuber. Also called Hottentot s bread, tortoise plant. [1810 20] * * * ▪ plant also called  hottentot… …   Universalium

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