yam has definitions from the fields of chemistry,food,botany
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[ noun ] (chemistry,food) sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked

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sweet_potato

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[ noun ] (botany) any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots

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yam_plant

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[ noun ] (botany) edible tuber of any of several yams

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tuber

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[ noun ] (chemistry,food) edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food

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root_vegetable

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