Xanthosoma

noun
Xan·tho·so·ma | \ˌzan(t)thəˈsōmə\

Definition of Xanthosoma 

: 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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New Latin, from xanth- + -soma

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