Spoonflower
Spoonflower \Spoon"flow`er\ (-flou`[~e]r), n. The yautia. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • spoonflower — noun tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes • Syn: ↑yautia, ↑tannia, ↑malanga, ↑Xanthosoma sagittifolium, ↑Xanthosoma atrovirens • Hypernyms: ↑arum, ↑aroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Xanthosoma — noun tropical American tuberous perennials • Syn: ↑Xanthosoma • Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Araceae, ↑family Araceae, ↑arum family …   Useful english dictionary

  • malanga — noun tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes • Syn: ↑yautia, ↑tannia, ↑spoonflower, ↑Xanthosoma sagittifolium, ↑Xanthosoma atrovirens • Hypernyms: ↑arum, ↑aroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • tannia — noun tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes • Syn: ↑yautia, ↑spoonflower, ↑malanga, ↑Xanthosoma sagittifolium, ↑Xanthosoma atrovirens • Hypernyms: ↑arum, ↑aroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Xanthosoma — noun tropical American tuberous perennials • Syn: ↑genus Xanthosoma • Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Araceae, ↑family Araceae, ↑arum family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Xanthosoma atrovirens — noun tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes • Syn: ↑yautia, ↑tannia, ↑spoonflower, ↑malanga, ↑Xanthosoma sagittifolium • Hypernyms: ↑arum, ↑aroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Xanthosoma sagittifolium — noun tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes • Syn: ↑yautia, ↑tannia, ↑spoonflower, ↑malanga, ↑Xanthosoma atrovirens • Hypernyms: ↑arum, ↑aroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • yautia — noun tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes • Syn: ↑tannia, ↑spoonflower, ↑malanga, ↑Xanthosoma sagittifolium, ↑Xanthosoma atrovirens • Hypernyms: ↑arum, ↑aroid …   Useful english dictionary

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