Colocasia

noun Col·o·ca·sia \ ˌkäləˈkāzh(ē)ə \

Definition of Colocasia

: a small genus of Asian and Polynesian tuberous-rooted aroids having the spadix terminated by a club-shaped or subulate appendage — see taro

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Origin and Etymology of colocasia

New Latin, from Latin, East Indian lotus, from Greek kolokasia, kolokasion, literally, root of the East Indian lotus


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