sand food


Definition of sand food

: a low root-parasitic brownish leguminous herb (Ammobroma sonorae) of the Colorado desert having flowers in a saucer-shaped head, all parts but the flower head buried in the sand, and edible stems and tubers resembling sweet potatoes

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“Sand food.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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