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a. Any of various North American plants that produce edible tubers, such as groundnut and spring beauty (Claytonia virginica).
b. One of the starchy, edible tubers produced by these plants, traditionally eaten by Native American peoples.
2. See wapato.
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|Noun||1.||Indian potato - a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans|
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
|2.||Indian potato - very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots|