Indian potato

noun
1. a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
Hypernyms: ↑vine
Member Holonyms: ↑Apios, ↑genus Apios
Part Meronyms: ↑groundnut, ↑potato bean, ↑wild bean
2. very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots
Hypernyms: ↑sunflower, ↑helianthus

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized I
: any of several American plants with edible tuberous roots: as
a. : groundnut 2a
c. : breadroot 1
d. : a yamp (Carum gairdneri)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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