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- 1. yam, tuber
- usage: edible tuber of any of several yams
- 2. yam, yam plant, vine
- usage: any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
- 3. yam, sweet potato
- usage: sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked
- 4. yam, root vegetable
- usage: edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food
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