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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The China National Space Administration (CNSA) will try to grow the starchy vegetable on the moon as part of its Chang'e 4 mission, set to launch next year.
Royalty favored the area for its plentiful water, which made it ideal for irrigating fields for the starchy vegetable taro, a staple crop.
According to (https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/vegetable/health-benefits-of-potato.html) Organic Facts , the starchy vegetable is roughly 70 to 80 percent water, which makes up most of its weight.
I used to think that peas were just a sweet and starchy vegetable with little nutrition.
Maybe, though, it's time for me to reconnect with the starchy vegetable. Because this week brings news that a spud-only diet can be good for you.
According to (http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2007/05/secret-history-potato) Science Magazine , the starchy vegetable's ancestors resemble misshaped fingers, and they still grow in South America to this day.
Legumes, which include lentils, beans, and peas, can be counted as a vegetable or a protein, with the exception of green peas, which are a starchy vegetable, and green string beans, which are a vegetable.
The starchy vegetable's reported high GI has been tapped as the perpetrator of weight gain and diabetes.
Legumes, which include lentils, beans and peas, can be counted as a vegetable or a protein with the exception of green peas, which are a starchy vegetable, and green string beans, which are a vegetable.
As a starchy vegetable, corn has more calories than other vegetables (132 per cup), even more if it's "creamstyle," though oddly, no added fat.
Accounting for about half the calories in a typical American diet, carbohydrate sources include, among other foods, fruit, grains, starches, starchy vegetables, and sugars, including sweets and sugary beverages.