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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“Hausa potato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hausa%20potato. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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