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Danish

(Black); Daney starch (San Sal.) [etym. unknown, but cf. Daney nickname for a Danish-American (James Holm p.c.)] n. a plant, Echites echites, with potato-like roots used to make laundry starch: 1920 Danish (Britton 336). = DEVIL'S POTATO (ROOT), RUBBER VINE, WILD POTATO

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-01-17 09:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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