salsilla

noun
sal·sil·la | \salˈsilə\
plural -s

Definition of salsilla 

: a tropical American plant of the genus Bomarea especially : one (as B. salsilla or B. edulis) with edible roots that are sometimes boiled and used as a substitute for potatoes

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History and Etymology for salsilla

New Latin salsilla (specific epithet of Bomarea salsilla), from feminine of salsillus salty, from Latin salsus salted, from past participle of sallere to salt

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