Definitions of yam:
  • noun:   edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food
  • noun:   sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked
  • noun:   any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
  • noun:   edible tuber of any of several yams
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #38788)

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