Chinese yam


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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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After beating his addiction and making a bit of money selling Chinese yams on the street, Wang thought he'd finally turned his life around.
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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.