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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