arracacha

arracacha

[ahr-uh-kah-chuh; Spanish ahr-rah-kah-chah]
noun
1.
a perennial herb, Arracacia xanthorrhiza, of the parsley family, found in the Andes, having large, fleshy, edible roots.
2.
the root of this plant, eaten like potatoes.
Also called apio, [ah-peeoh] , Peruvian carrot.
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