Arracacha, ar-a-kach′, n. an umbelliferous plant with esculent roots, native to the northern parts of South America.
esculent plants are those suitable for food (literally, full of food).
The genus Prunus is without peer in the number of distinct, natural, esculent products it furnishes man.
It is of little value as an esculent, and is rarely cultivated.
This is an esculent resembling arrowroot, which they dig, pulverize, and use as flour.
It is astringent, esculent, and possesses a rich flavour and odour.
Various opinions are entertained as to the substance of which the nest of the esculent swallow is made.
In a colder country than England, the Gothenburg shepherds live chiefly on milk, barley bread, and esculent roots.
Are the acorns of the mountain sweeter than the esculent and nutritious bean of the Pale Face miner?
This is far the most valuable of all esculent roots; supposed to be a native of South America.