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See definition of yam on Dictionary.com
  • as inpotato
  • as intuber

synonyms for yam

  • murphy
  • plant
  • spud
  • tater
  • tuber
  • beet
  • bulb
  • potato
  • root
  • taro
  • turnip
  • jalap
  • salep
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How to use yam in a sentence

The root grows similarly to potatoes, yams, or ginger by swelling underneath the earth to store nutrients for the following season.
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With the right setup, it’s possible to coax potatoes and their relatives, like yams, into sprouting both roots underwater and leaves in the air.
6 WAYS TO MAGICALLY REGROW VEGETABLES IN ONLY WATERNATALIE WALLINGTONOCTOBER 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Following leads from other scientists, Syntex made a modified progesterone derived from the yam, one designed to survive the digestive tract and have more biological activity than progesterone.
LUIS MIRAMONTES HELPED ENABLE THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION. WHY ISN’T HE BETTER KNOWN?CARMEN DRAHLSEPTEMBER 21, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
But she didnae speak plain, ye maun understand; but yam-yammered, like a powny wi' the bit in its moo.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
I carried a long stick, much longer than a waddy; perhaps it was a yam-stick—I cannot remember.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Taking a yam-stick as pointer, I would often draw roughly in the sand almost every animal in Nature.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
It bears a long even-edged leaf about an inch wide; the taste somewhat resembled that of a yam.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
Yams were in great abundance, very fine and large; one yam weighed above forty-five pounds.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
The chief staple of life is the yam, the names of several months in the calendar having reference to its cultivation and ripening.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Eleven miles further up, the Willamette receives the waters of the Yam-hill.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
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WORDS RELATED TO YAM

  • murphy
  • plant
  • spud
  • tater
  • tuber
  • yam
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