man-of-the-earth

noun

plural men-of-the-earth or men-of-the-earths
1
: an American morning glory (Ipomoea pandurata) having an enormous starchy root

called also manroot, wild potato

2
: a long rooted morning glory (Ipomoea leptophylla) of the western U.S.

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“Man-of-the-earth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/man-of-the-earth. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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