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Overview of noun yam

The noun yam has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. yam

(edible tuber of any of several yams)

2. yam, yam plant

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

3. yam

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

4. yam

(edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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