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Synonyms for sweet potato

pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh

the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States

egg-shaped terra cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes


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The second ceviche mixes, as its name suggests, shrimp, fresh fish, octopus and mussels with onions, Cusco corn and roasted camote, a South American sweet potato.
The first-quarter 1997 loss can be attributed to reduced milling tonnage; mining of incidental low-grade ore from the Camote open pit which lowered gold production output; and a substantial decline in gold prices during the quarter to US$350 per ounce in 1997 from US$399 in 1996.
The sisters in the kitchens also invented camote, a pumpkin-flavored sweet so popular that it's even the nickname of the local baseball team.
Does the palm go to the signature Selva ceviche, showcasing mild corvina, marinated in lime juice and tossed with onions, cilantro, big fat Cusco corn kernels and roasted camote (a South American sweet potato)?
A suspension of operation for most of the third quarter was followed by months of delays in the development and operation of the Luneta and the Camote veins due to opposition from militant small-scale miners and residents who prevented access to these areas.
A court order affirming Benguet's rights over the Camote vein area of the Antamok mine and the support of enforcement agencies enabled the Company to gain access to the area an August 29, 1996.
Benguet is also pursuing the resolution of community-related problems in the Camote vein area to allow its development as an alternate source of open-pit ore.
NEW YORK, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Benguet Corporation (NYSE: BE) disclosed that the Board of Directors of the Company has approved management's recommendation to complete confirmatory drilling of identified gold vein areas in Antamok, Itogon and Benguet Province, including the Camote Open Pit, at an estimated cost of P30M.
One of the bodies found was identified as Bontilao Golano Jr, personal secretary of Mayor Jesus Fernandez of Pilar town in Camotes, Cebu province, the mayor's office said in a report, adding that the bodies of three infants and seaman Lorenzo Salinas had been recovered late on Friday night.
The ferry overturned minutes after pulling out of the port on its voyage to one of the Camotes Islands, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) to the south.
Spokesman Armand Balilo said the wooden outrigger ferry was leaving Ormoc for the Camotes Islands, about 27 miles to the south, when it was lashed by strong waves.
Huge waves battered the MBCA Kim-Nirvana, bound for Camotes island in central Cebu province from the port of Ormoc, the coast guard said.
At least nine people drowned when the wooden hulled M/B St Martin ferry overturned when its bamboo outrigger broke in choppy waters off central Camotes islands.