root vegetable

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Related to Tuber vegetable: Root and tuber vegetables, Starchy tuber
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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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Pounded yam (tuber vegetables) is one of Nigeria's most popular dishes.
Radial growth is also responsible for producing our root and tuber vegetables such as turnips, carrots, sugar beet and potatoes.
Tuber crops like potato, tapioca, hundreds of varieties of yams and sweet potato are the major tuber crops that can substitute cereals/millets in-Toto, while tuber vegetables like carrot, turnip, beet root, knoll kohl, radish or any other locally available tubers can be mixed with potato, tapioca and yams to enrich their nutritive and gustatory value.