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Synonyms and Antonyms of yam

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yam

synonym (synonym of yam)

  • (noun.plant)
    any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots (noun.plant)
     

hypernym (yam IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots (noun.plant)
    a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface (noun.plant)
     
  • edible tuber of any of several yams (noun.plant)
    a fleshy underground stem or root serving for reproductive and food storage (noun.plant)
     
  • edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food (noun.food)
    any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers (noun.food)
     
  • sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked (noun.food)
    the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States (noun.food)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF yam relation)

  • any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots (noun.plant)
    grown in Australasia and Polynesia for its large root with fine edible white flesh (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the more.. (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    yam of tropical Africa and Asia cultivated for it large tubers (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    tropical American yam with small yellow edible tubers (noun.plant)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.plant)
    edible tuber of any of several yams (noun.plant)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • edible tuber of any of several yams (noun.plant)
    any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots (noun.plant)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

  • any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots (noun.plant)
    yams (noun.plant)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym member meronym yam plant root vegetable sweet potato vine tuber dioscorea alata water yam white yam chinese yam cinnamon vine dioscorea batata yam yam plant dioscorea genus dioscorea

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