noun, plural ta·ros.
Origin of taro
Examples from the Web for taro
Still we can obtain no information from Taro; he only says, “You will see, you will see.”
Taro tells us the savages say that the spirits of the dead men will guard the house, so that no evil will befall its inmates.
The taro grows in low situations, and demands a great deal of care.
Recollecting this, Taro stopped at a teahouse and changed his rough cotton suit for the silken one.Warriors of Old Japan and Other Stories|Yei Theodora Ozaki
As soon as a man returns from the reef, his wife takes the fish and hawks them from house to house, in exchange for yams or taro.The Fijians|Basil Thomson
noun plural -ros
Word Origin for taro
tropical food plant, 1769, from Polynesian (Tahitian or Maori) taro.