Definition of Cocoyams
1. Noun. (plural of cocoyam) ¹
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Definition of Cocoyams
1. cocoyam [n] - See also: cocoyam
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Literary usage of Cocoyams
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Home Cooking in the Global Village: Caribbean Food from Buccaneers to by Richard R. Wilk (2006)
"Add the allspice and bay leaf; you can also put in up to *A Ib of okra, a chopped small onion, a few cocoyams and garlic if you wish. ..."
2. Rapid Food Production Growth in Selected Developing Countries: A Comparative by Kenneth Leroy Bachman, Leonardo A. Paulino (1979)
"... use of fertilizer and more intensive methods of rice production.21 Yields of cassava, cocoyams, and sorghum have also increased but at slower rates. ..."
3. Home Cooking in the Global Village: Caribbean Food from Buccaneers to by Richard R. Wilk (2006)
"Add the allspice and bay leaf; you can also put in up to 'A Ib of okra, a chopped small onion, a few cocoyams and garlic if you wish. ..."
4. Cities Feeding People: An Examination of Urban Agriculture in East Africaby Axumite G. Egziabher by Axumite G. Egziabher (1994)
"... and cocoyams, in order of descending prevalence. Vegetable crops and fruit trees are also grown and a limited number of commercial producers grow coffee ..."
5. Urban Agriculture in West Africa: Contributing to Food Security and Urban by Olanrewaju B. Smith (1999)
"... tomatoes, peppers, maize, cocoyams and plantains. Community gardening L_J Compound garden Figure 2. Compound garden (not to scale) Community gardening ..."
6. Agricultural Biodiversity in Smallholder Farms of East Africa by Fidelis Kaihura, Michael Stocking (2003)
"... Two Bananas and pawpaw Three Shrubs like red pepper and eggplants Four Short. creeping plants like tomatoes. cocoyams. and amaranthus ..."
7. Indigenous Knowledge and Its Uses in Southern Africa by Hans Normann (1996)
"... wild peas, beans, cocoyams, guavas, mangoes and citrus. A range of edible tubers, roots, berries and leaves were also collected in times of shortage. ..."