Synonyms and Antonyms for chinese-yam

1. Chinese yam (n.)

hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers


2. Chinese-red (adj.)

of a vivid red to reddish-orange color

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3. Chinese (n.)

any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system


4. Chinese (adj.)

of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language


5. Chinese (n.)

a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China


6. yam (n.)

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


7. yam (n.)

edible tuber of any of several yams


8. yam (n.)

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


9. yam (n.)

sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked