Definitions starting with C

ID #3963


/chíran/ [cf. US dial. South mother potatoes sweet potatoes from which slips are grown for planting WSC; the Bah. name may derive from the many little potatoes the plant bears instead of a few large ones] n. a variety of light-skinned sweet potato. (Andros, Mayag.)

Tags: food, noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-12-24 19:23
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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