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taro

noun ta·ro \ˈtär-(ˌ)ō, ˈter-\

: a tropical plant with a thick root that can be boiled and eaten

plural taros

Full Definition of TARO

:  a large-leaved tropical Asian plant (Colocasia esculenta) of the arum family grown throughout the tropics for its edible starchy corms and cormels and in temperate regions for ornament; also :  its corms and cormels typically cooked as a vegetable or ground into flour

Origin of TARO

Tahitian & Maori
First Known Use: 1769

Rhymes with TARO

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