Definition of YAM

noun : YAM

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) edible tuber of any of several yams ;

  • 2. (

    ) any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots ;

  • 3. (

    ) sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked ;

  • 4. (

    ) edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food ;


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