eddo

[ ed-oh ]
/ ˈɛd oʊ /
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noun, plural ed·does.

the edible root of the taro or of any of several related plants.

Nearby words

  1. edda,
  2. eddery,
  3. eddington,
  4. eddington limit,
  5. eddington, sir arthur stanley,
  6. eddy,
  7. eddy current,
  8. eddy, mary baker,
  9. eddystone,
  10. eddystone rocks

Origin of eddo

1765–75; < one or more WAfr languages; compare Igbo édè, Fante edwó(w) yam

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eddo

Chinese eddo

/ (ˈɛdəʊ) /

noun plural eddoes

other names for taro
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