Xanthosoma

noun Xan·tho·so·ma \ˌzan(t)thəˈsōmə\

Definition of Xanthosoma

  1. :  a genus of tropical American aroids having hastate leaves, a shield-shaped style projecting beyond the ovary, and thick tubers — see yautia

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Origin and Etymology of xanthosoma

New Latin, from xanth- + -soma


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