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[American Spanish, from Nahuatl camotli.]
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a sweet potato
[C19: from Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl camotli]
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My favorite sweet potato is 'Red Wine Velvet' of the orange varieties, 'Brazil White' of the white-fleshed varieties, and 'Camote Morado' (a Nicaraguan variety) of the purple-fleshed sweet potatoes.
Se determinaron las cineticas de variacion total de masas de prismas de seccion cuadrada y tres diferentes espesores, de camote (Ipomea batatas) sometidos a procesos de deshidratacion osmotica usando soluciones de sacarosa en agua a dos diferentes concentraciones y dos temperaturas.
and this writer were among the invited guests to partake of the buffet lunch and native delicacies consisting of Banana Turon, Palitaw, Sapin-Sapin, Camote Cue and Durian Wraps, looking like fried dumplings.
Barangay Makinabang, headed by Remedios Leonardo, emerged as the champion with the winning recipe Crispy Banana Blossom with Malunggay Leaves and their unique beverage called Camote Tops Juice.
Ocampo wrote an article, 'Botong's 'Camote Diggers' - ethical questions waiting for answers.'
Museum to get Botong painting !-- -- Lisa Guerrero Nakpil (The Philippine Star) - June 24, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The distinguished but anonymous collector who consigned the iconic "Camote Diggers" to the recently concluded Leon Gallery Spectacular Mid-Year Auction has decided to donate the work to a museum for the general public to enjoy.