Synonyms for yam-bean

1. yam bean (n.)

twining plant of Amazon basin having large edible roots

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2. yam bean (n.)

Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils

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3. bean (n.)

any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food

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5. bean (n.)

any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods

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6. bean (v.)

hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball

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7. yam (n.)

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

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8. yam (n.)

sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked

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9. yam (n.)

edible tuber of any of several yams

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10. yam (n.)

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

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