ulluco

[oo-yoo-koh]
noun, plural ul·lu·cos.
  1. a trailing South American perennial herb, Ullucus tuberosus, bearing fleshy tubers.
  2. the tuber of this plant, used and cooked in the same manner as potatoes.
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