root vegetable

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Noun1.root vegetable - any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubersroot vegetable - any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
Irish potato, murphy, potato, spud, tater, white potato - an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
yam - edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food
sweet potato - the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States
sunchoke, Jerusalem artichoke - sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips
beet, beetroot - round red root vegetable
carrot - orange root; important source of carotene
celeriac, celery root - thickened edible aromatic root of a variety of celery plant
salsify - either of two long roots eaten cooked
parsnip - whitish edible root; eaten cooked
radish - pungent fleshy edible root
turnip - root of any of several members of the mustard family
edda, taro root, cocoyam, dasheen, taro - tropical starchy tuberous root
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European kitchens, by contrast, covet this sweet and starchy root vegetable, so essential to dishes like the traditional "Sunday roast." The increase in farmers markets and CSAs (community supported agriculture) are changing that, however, and parsnips are fast becoming more recognized for their unique flavor and notable nutrition.
When I was with the Amazonian Indians I have eaten and chewed up manioc (a starchy root vegetable).
The residents in said Japanese community eat a lot of starchy root vegetables. The common ingredient found in the starchy root vegetables is hyaluronic acid, a gel-like substance that lubricates our joints, cartilage, and skin tissues.