Definition of jicama
: an edible starchy tuberous root of a tropical American vine (Pachyrhizus erosus) of the legume family that is eaten raw or cooked
Origin of jicama
Mexican Spanish jícama, from Nahuatl xīcamatl
First Known Use: circa 1909
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