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sweet potato

noun

: a large root of a tropical plant that has orange skin and orange flesh, that is eaten as a vegetable, and that tastes sweet

Full Definition of SWEET POTATO

1
:  a tropical vine (Ipomoea batatas) of the morning-glory family with variously shaped leaves and purplish flowers; also :  its large thick sweet and nutritious tuberous root that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable — compare yam 2
2
:  ocarina

First Known Use of SWEET POTATO

1750
SWEET POTATO Defined for Kids

sweet potato

noun

Definition of SWEET POTATO for Kids

:  the large sweet edible root of a tropical vine that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
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