What is another word for water yam?

5 synonyms found


[ wˈɔːtə jˈam], [ wˈɔːtə jˈam], [ w_ˈɔː_t_ə j_ˈa_m]

Water yam, also known as "white yam" due to its pale coloration, is an edible tuber that belongs to the family of yam plants. It is a popular food crop in West Africa and Southeast Asia, where it is used in a variety of dishes, including stews, soups, and porridges. The plant is also used for medicinal purposes due to its high nutritional content and therapeutic properties. Synonyms for water yam include "white yam" and "Guinea yam," as well as "sweet yam" and "winged yam." These alternative names are often used interchangeably, and may vary according to the region or culture in which the tuber is grown and consumed.

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What are the hyponyms for Water yam?

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