[kuh-moh-tey; Spanish kah-maw-te]
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Examples from the Web for camote
All the time he was gone he had only one banana and one camote with him for food.The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao</p>
The camote (Impomœa batata) is the principal food of the more uncivilised tribes.The Inhabitants of the Philippines
Frederic H. Sawyer
Next to rice the camote (Convolvulus batatas) is the most important food product.
It has large fleshy roots which are used like those of the camote, while the leaves and young shoots are also cooked and eaten.
He makes a mistake by showing a dislike for the camote, or the native sweet-potato, which abounds there.The Great White Tribe in Filipinia
Paul T. Gilbert