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meanings of yam


  1. Home.
  2. Any climbing vine of the genus Dioscorea in the Eastern and Western hemispheres, usually cultivated.
  3. Taro.
  4. Potato.
  5. The edible, starchy, tuberous root of that plant, a tropical staple food.
  6. A oca; a tuber from the species Oxalis tuberosa.
  7. An orange-brown colour, like the flesh of the yam.
  8. A sweet potato; a tuber from the species Ipomoea batatas.


  1. Pronunciation spelling of am.


  1. A surname​.

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