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Definitions of yam:

part of speech: noun

A large root like the potato growing in tropical countries.

part of speech: noun

A large esculent root or tuber of various climbing plants growing in tropical climates, forming, when boiled or roasted, a wholesome and palatable food.

part of speech: noun

The eatable, potatolike root of a climbing plant of various kinds, used as a food; the sweet potato.

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A long round piece of timber or iron tube, raised upright on the keel, through the decks, of a vessel to support the sails; any upright pole; the fruit of the oak, beech, etc., especially when used as food for swine. ...

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