kumara


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kumara

(ˈkuːmərə) or

kumera

n
1. (Plants) a convolvulaceous twining plant, Ipomoea batatas, of tropical America, cultivated in the tropics for its edible fleshy yellow root
2. (Cookery) the root of this plant
Also called: sweet potato
[Māori]
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Lahiru Kumara was the pick of a Sri Lanka attack that struggled on a flat wicket, taking four for 127.
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