a wood sorrel, Oxalis tuberosa, of the Andes, cultivated in South America for its edible tubers.
a tuber of this plant.
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How to use oca in a sentence
This oca is a tuberous root, of an oval shape and pale red colour, but white inside.Popular Adventure Tales | Mayne Reid
The oca (Oxalis tuberosa) is an oval-shaped root; the skin pale red, and the inside white.
Of this verb we have only xa, and there is another substantive verb gui, which itself takes oca in its conjugation.
The carabinieri came at a double to the rescue of the Victorious Tartuca, for the men of the oca were attempting to mob him.A Little Pilgrimage in Italy | Olave M. (Olave Muriel) Potter
At Occobamba, or the pampa where oca grows, we found fields of that useful tuber, just now ripening.Inca Land | Hiram Bingham
British Dictionary definitions for oca
any of various South American herbaceous plants of the genus Oxalis, cultivated for their edible tubers: family Oxalidaceae
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