Chinese yam


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  • noun

Synonyms for Chinese yam

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

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He shows how to cook with flair using Chinese yams, which balance hormones and strengthen the stomach.
Now the pair live and work in a narrow apartment in Beijing, drilling holes in carrots, marrows, lotus roots and Chinese yams to make vegetable instruments that they perfect using an old electronic tuner, the Telegraph reported.