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Yam vs. Cassava

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Yamnoun

Any climbing vine of the genus Dioscorea in the Eastern and Western hemispheres, usually cultivated.

Cassavanoun

Manioc (Manihot esculenta), a tropical plant which is the source of tapioca.

Yamnoun

The edible, starchy, tuberous root of that plant, a tropical staple food.

Cassavanoun

Tapioca, a starchy pulp made with manioc roots.

Yamnoun

(US) A sweet potato; a tuber from the species Ipomoea batatas.

Cassavanoun

A shrubby euphorbiaceous plant of the genus Manihot, with fleshy rootstocks yielding an edible starch; - called also manioc.

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Yamnoun

(Scotland) Potato.

Cassavanoun

A nutritious starch obtained from the rootstocks of the cassava plant, used as food and in making tapioca.

Yamnoun

(NZ) A oca; a tuber from the species Oxalis tuberosa.

Cassavanoun

a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics

Yamnoun

Taro.

Cassavanoun

cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca

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Yamnoun

An orange-brown colour, like that of yam.

Cassavanoun

any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch

Yamnoun

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.

Cassavanoun

the starchy tuberous root of a tropical tree, used as food in tropical countries.

Yamnoun

Any one of several cultural varieties of the sweet potato.

Cassavanoun

starch or flour obtained from cassava.

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Yamnoun

edible tuber of any of several yams

Cassavanoun

the shrubby tree from which cassava is obtained, native to tropical America and cultivated throughout the tropics.

Yamnoun

any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots

Cassava

Manihot esculenta, commonly called cassava (), manioc, or yuca (among numerous regional names) is a woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae. Although a perennial plant, cassava is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root, a major source of carbohydrates.

Yamnoun

sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked

Yamnoun

edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food

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