Hausa potato

noun

: an aromatic, perennial herb (Plectranthus rotundifolius synonym Solenostemon rotundifolius) native to tropical Africa and cultivated especially in parts of southern Asia for its edible tubers that are eaten like potatoes

Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Hausa potato was in 1907

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“Hausa potato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hausa%20potato. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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