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ed·do

(ĕd′ō)
n. pl. ed·does Caribbean
1. A variety of taro having small purplish corms.
2. The corm of this plant.

[Of Niger-Congo origin; akin to Fante edwo, yam.]

eddo

(ˈɛdəʊ) or

Chinese eddo

n, pl eddoes
(Plants) other names for taro

ed•do

(ˈɛd oʊ)

n., pl. -does.
the edible root of the taro.
[1765–75; < one or more West African languages]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eddo - edible starchy tuberous root of taro plantseddo - edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
Colocasia esculenta, dalo, taro plant, dasheen, taro - herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
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