Indian potato


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Indian potato

n.
1.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Indian potato - a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubersIndian potato - a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
groundnut, wild bean, potato bean - nutlike tuber; important food of Native Americans
Apios, genus Apios - twining perennial North American plants
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 rootsIndian potato - very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots
helianthus, sunflower - any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
References in classic literature ?
Game was scanty, and they had to eke out their scanty fare with wild roots and vegetables, such as the Indian potato, the wild onion, and the prairie tomato, and they met with quantities of "red root," from which the hunters make a very palatable beverage.
Total calories per serving: 508 Fat: 7 grams Carbohydrates: 98 grams Protein: 15 grams Sodium: 27 milligrams Fiber: 7 grams Masala Dosa (South Indian Potato and Vegetable-Filled Crepes) (Serves 5) Filling 2 potatoes 4-5 green beans 1 yellow onion 1 carrot Water as needed 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder or 1 green chili 2 1/2 Tablespoons coconut oil 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds 2 cups raw spinach Salt to taste 1 sprig curry leaves Cut the potatoes, green beans, onion, and carrot into small pieces and cook them in boiling water.
Ascorbic acid content in exotic and Indian potato genotypes ranged 11.

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