1. yam

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


  • yam plant

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Words that Rhyme with 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

Example sentences of the word yam

1. Noun, singular or mass
Making your own wild yam cream at home doesn't take much time and requires just a few ingredients.

2. Noun, plural
Herbalists use wild yam to treat menstrual pain, and uterine and ovarian pain.

3. Personal pronoun
Wild yam binds to progesterone receptors, increasing progesterone and reducing the effects of estrogen.

4. Adjective
Add small increments of the reserved yam water until the froth reaches the desired thickness.

Quotes containing the word yam

1. Yams vs. Sweet Potatoes vs. Cassava vs. Popeye [10w] "I am that I am that I am a yam.
- Beryl Dov

2. yam

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

3. yam

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

4. yam

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


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