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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 hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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