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Synonyms for taro

edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants

herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves

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Magistrate Julie Eddoes granted both defendants bail, with the condition not to enter North Wales until their next court appearance.
These are used to season the blander, starchy vegetables such as cassava, sweet potato and eddoes, collectively known as Ground Provisions.
No one would have to know that that Saturday three weeks ago, when Mary took her plump eddoes to the pay office to sell, that Nettie had furtively made her way to Mary's logie and seduced her drunk husband, over and over again, standing on her head after each ejaculation to make sure the sperm really got in there.
Farming began there in June and the farm would see the cultivation of 30 acres of cassava, 10 acres of eddoes, and 10 acres of sweet potatoes.