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synonyms for taro

  • beet
  • bulb
  • potato
  • root
  • turnip
  • yam
  • jalap
  • salep
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How to use taro in a sentence

"We call it taro," one of the nearest group answered, greatly to our surprise, in perfectly good and clear English.
THE WHITE MAN'S FOOTGRANT ALLEN
A very long time ago there lived in Japan a young fisherman named Urashima Taro.
EDMUND DULACS FAIRY-BOOKEDMUND DULAC
Monckton, meanwhile, had made a raid on the native gardens and brought in quite a lot of taro.
WANDERINGS AMONG SOUTH SEA SAVAGES AND IN BORNEO AND THE PHILIPPINESH. WILFRID WALKER
A bushel of candle-nuts, and about the same quantity of taro and patara roots, completed our winter supplies.
THE ISLAND HOMERICHARD ARCHER
Morton has, among other things, made a couple of nets, and a mortar and pestle for pounding bread-fruit and taro.
THE ISLAND HOMERICHARD ARCHER
The bursting skin of the taro revealed the rich mealy interior, and eloquently proclaimed its readiness to be eaten.
THE ISLAND HOMERICHARD ARCHER
They were the famous Taro cards, but Sylvia did not know that.
THE CHINK IN THE ARMOURMARIE BELLOC LOWNDES
Soon we struck off to the south, and passing through taro plantations, began to ascend the slopes of the island.
LIFE OF JOHN COLERIDGE PATTESONCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
To Taro's great joy, he made a lucky hit, and won the extra piece of candy; he felt that the fair had begun very well for him.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: JAPANJOHN FINNEMORE
The day before Taro had pounded a piece of glass up fine and mixed it with glue.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: JAPANJOHN FINNEMORE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TARO

  • beet
  • bulb
  • jalap
  • potato
  • root
  • salep
  • taro
  • turnip
  • yam
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.