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eddo

[ed-oh] /ˈɛd oʊ/
noun, plural eddoes.
1.
the edible root of the taro or of any of several related plants.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; < one or more WAfr languages; compare Igbo édè, Fante edwó(w) yam
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  • eddo can remain in the ground several months after foliage senescence, allowing the corms to enlarge further.
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eddo

/ˈɛdəʊ/
noun (pl) eddoes
1.
other names for taro
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