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edible canna

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a South American and West Indian herb, Canna edulis, having large sheathing leaves, red flowers, and edible rhizomes.
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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