Hausa potato

noun

Definition of Hausa potato 

: 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

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First Known Use of Hausa potato

1907, in the meaning defined above

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