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camote

[kuh-moh-tey; Spanish kah-maw-te]
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noun
  1. batata.
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Historical Examples

  • 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

    Fay-Cooper Cole

  • The camote (Impomœa batata) is the principal food of the more uncivilised tribes.

  • Next to rice the camote (Convolvulus batatas) is the most important food product.

    The Tinguian

    Fay-Cooper Cole

  • It has large fleshy roots which are used like those of the camote, while the leaves and young shoots are also cooked and eaten.

    The Tinguian

    Fay-Cooper Cole

  • He makes a mistake by showing a dislike for the camote, or the native sweet-potato, which abounds there.