Synonyms

1. elephant-tusk

noun. annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak.

Synonyms

  • devil's claw
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • common unicorn plant
  • genus Proboscidea
  • ram's horn
  • Proboscidea
  • common devil's claw
  • Proboscidea louisianica

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Words that Rhyme with Elephant Yam

  • vandamme
  • vandam
  • mclamb
  • mcclam
  • laflam
  • inghram
  • durham
  • t-lam
  • stram
  • sram
  • panam
  • mme
  • mcham
  • madame
  • kvamme
  • kvam
  • exam
  • dirlam
  • burcham
  • beacham
  • abram
  • wham
  • tram
  • swam
  • stamm
  • stam
  • spam
  • slam
  • siam
  • schramm

2. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] five-toed pachyderm.

Synonyms

  • gomphothere
  • proboscis
  • proboscidian
  • trunk
  • African elephant
  • family Elephantidae
  • Indian elephant
  • rogue elephant
  • Loxodonta africana
  • mammoth
  • pachyderm
  • tusk
  • Elephantidae
  • Elephas maximus

Antonyms

  • little

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874.

Synonyms

  • allegory

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. yam

noun. ['ˈjæm'] edible tuber of any of several yams.

Synonyms

  • yam plant

5. yam

noun. ['ˈjæm'] edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food.

6. yam

noun. ['ˈjæm'] sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked.

7. yam

noun. ['ˈjæm'] any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots.

Synonyms

  • cush-cush
  • Dioscorea alata
  • cinnamon vine
  • Dioscorea
  • water yam
  • Dioscorea batata
  • vine
  • yam plant
  • Dioscorea trifida
  • white yam
  • Chinese yam
  • air potato
  • Dioscorea bulbifera

Example sentences of the word elephant-yam


1. Noun Phrase
Glucomannan, which comes from the roots of the elephant yam, can help you avoid gaining -- and even assist in losing -- weight by keeping you full for longer.

2. Noun Phrase
Instead of xanthan gum, you can use glucomannan powder, made from the root of the elephant yam, also known as konjac.

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