sweet potato

Primary Meanings of sweet potato

1.
n
pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh
2.
n
egg-shaped terra cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes
Full Definitions of sweet potato
1

n pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh

Synonyms:
Ipomoea batatas, sweet potato vine
Type of:
morning glory
any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day

n the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States

Types:
yam
sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked
Type of:
root vegetable
any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
2

n egg-shaped terra cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes

Synonyms:
ocarina
Type of:
wind, wind instrument
a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath

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