"taro" in the noun sense
1. taro, cocoyam, dasheen, eddo
edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
2. taro, taro plant, dalo, dasheen, Colocasia esculenta
herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves
3. taro, taro root, cocoyam, dasheen, edda
tropical starchy tuberous root
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