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dasheen

[da-sheen] /dæˈʃin/
noun
1.
the taro plant, Colocasia esculenta, native to tropical Asia, now cultivated in the southern U.S. for its edible tubers.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; representing French de Chine of China
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dasheen

/dæˈʃiːn/
noun
1.
another name for taro
Word Origin
C19: perhaps changed from French (chou) de Chine (cabbage) of China
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