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Yam

Pronunciation: yăm
n.1.(Bot.) 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 Dioscorea sativa, but several others are cultivated.
2.(Bot.) Any one of several cultural varieties of the sweet potato.
Chinese yam
a plant (Dioscorea Batatas) with a long and slender tuber, hardier than most of the other species.
Wild yam
a - A common plant (Dioscorea villosa) of the Eastern United States, having a hard and knotty rootstock.
b - An orchidaceous plant (Gastrodia sesamoides) of Australia and Tasmania.
Noun1.yam - edible tuber of any of several yams
2.yam - any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
Synonyms: yam plant
3.yam - sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked
4.yam - edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food
To see yams in your dream, signifies memories of family gatherings and celebration.tuber, yam plant
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