root vegetable

Definitions of root vegetable
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n any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers

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Irish potato, murphy, potato, spud, tater, white potato
an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
yam
edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food
sweet potato
the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States
Jerusalem artichoke, sunchoke
sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips
beet, beetroot
round red root vegetable
carrot
orange root; important source of carotene
celeriac, celery root
thickened edible aromatic root of a variety of celery plant
salsify
either of two long roots eaten cooked
parsnip
whitish edible root; eaten cooked
radish
pungent fleshy edible root
turnip
root of any of several members of the mustard family
cocoyam, dasheen, edda, taro, taro root
tropical starchy tuberous root
baked potato
potato that has been cooked by baking it in an oven
chips, french fries, french-fried potatoes, fries
strips of potato fried in deep fat
home fries, home-fried potatoes
sliced pieces of potato fried in a pan until brown and crisp
mashed potato
potato that has been peeled and boiled and then mashed
Uruguay potato
similar to the common potato
yam
sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked
sugar beet
white-rooted beet grown as a source of sugar
mangel-wurzel
cultivated as feed for livestock
oyster plant, vegetable oyster
long white salsify
black salsify, scorzonera
long black salsify
white turnip
white root of a turnip plant
rutabaga, swede, swedish turnip, yellow turnip
the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
Type of:
veg, vegetable, veggie
edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant

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