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edible canna

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  1. a South American and West Indian herb, Canna edulis, having large sheathing leaves, red flowers, and edible rhizomes.
  2. the rhizome of this plant, from which an arrowroot is made.
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Also called a·chir·a [uh-chur-uh] /əˈtʃɜr ə/, Queensland arrowroot.
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British Dictionary definitions for queensland arrowroot

Queensland arrowroot

  1. another name for tous-les-mois (def. 2)
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