Definitions of cocoyam
  1. noun
    tropical starchy tuberous root
    synonyms: dasheen, edda, taro, taro root
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    type of:
    root vegetable
    any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
  2. noun
    edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
    synonyms: dasheen, eddo, taro
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    type of:
    (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
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