Origin of yam
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How to use yam in a sentence
The root grows similarly to potatoes, yams, or ginger by swelling underneath the earth to store nutrients for the following season.
With the right setup, it’s possible to coax potatoes and their relatives, like yams, into sprouting both roots underwater and leaves in the air.6 ways to magically regrow vegetables in only water|Natalie Wallington|October 7, 2021|Popular-Science
Following leads from other scientists, Syntex made a modified progesterone derived from the yam, one designed to survive the digestive tract and have more biological activity than progesterone.Luis Miramontes helped enable the sexual revolution. Why isn’t he better known?|Carmen Drahl|September 21, 2021|Science News
He called his college roommate, Sam Yam, who immediately got to coding; within months, their website, Patreon, was launched.Viral Video Pioneers: How Pomplamoose is Turning YouTube Stardom Into a Sustainable Profession|Oliver Jones|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sorbet was tangy and was a tad tart while in the main course the pepper in the yam croquette brought it to life.
But she didnae speak plain, ye maun understand; but yam-yammered, like a powny wi' the bit in its moo.
I carried a long stick, much longer than a waddy; perhaps it was a yam-stick—I cannot remember.
Taking a yam-stick as pointer, I would often draw roughly in the sand almost every animal in Nature.
It bears a long even-edged leaf about an inch wide; the taste somewhat resembled that of a yam.
Yams were in great abundance, very fine and large; one yam weighed above forty-five pounds.