Chinese yam


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Noun1.Chinese yam - hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubersChinese yam - hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers
yam plant, yam - any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
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The reduction in tariffs covers Chinese yam, miso, and satsuma mandarins, among other products mainly imported from Japan.
It is a breakfast dish; a porridge-like stew made with mutton, Chinese Yam, lotus roots, astragaus membranaceous, membranous milk vetch, tuber onions, and yellow cooking wine for additional aroma.
Chinese yam (Dioscorea opposita) is one of the most exported crops from Japan.