arracacha

noun ar·ra·ca·cha \ ˌarəˈkachə , ˌärəˈkä- \
variants: or less commonly arracach

Definition of arracacha

plural arracachas also arracaches \Sp arracacha, aracacha, fr‧ Quechua rakkácha\
: a tropical American perennial herb (Arracacia xanthorrhiza or A. esculenta) that is related to the carrot and is cultivated in the uplands of northern and western South America for its edible root called also apio, Peruvian carrot

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