Definition of Taro

1. Noun. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants.

Exact synonyms: Cocoyam, Dasheen, Eddo
Group relationships: Colocasia Esculenta, Dalo, Dasheen, Taro Plant
Generic synonyms: Root



2. Noun. Herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves.
Exact synonyms: Colocasia Esculenta, Dalo, Dasheen, Taro Plant
Terms within: Cocoyam, Dasheen, Edda, Taro Root, Cocoyam, Dasheen, Eddo
Generic synonyms: Aroid, Arum
Group relationships: Colocasia, Genus Colocasia

3. Noun. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
Exact synonyms: Cocoyam, Dasheen, Edda, Taro Root
Generic synonyms: Root Vegetable
Substance meronyms: Poi
Group relationships: Colocasia Esculenta, Dalo, Dasheen, Taro Plant

Definition of Taro

1. n. A name for several aroid plants (Colocasia antiquorum, var. esculenta, Colocasia macrorhiza, etc.), and their rootstocks. They have large ovate-sagittate leaves and large fleshy rootstocks, which are cooked and used for food in tropical countries.

Definition of Taro

1. Noun. A tropical plant raised as a food primarily for its corm, which distantly resembles potato. ¹

2. Noun. The edible portion of the taro plant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Taro

1. a tropical plant [n -ROS]

Medical Definition of Taro

1. A name for several aroid plants (Colocasia antiquorum, var. Esculenta, Colocasia macrorhiza, etc), and their rootstocks. They have large ovate-sagittate leaves and large fleshy rootstocks, which are cooked and used for food in tropical countries. Origin: From the Polynesian name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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