tania

noun tan·ia
variants: or tanier or tannia or tannier or tanya or less commonly tanyah \ˈtanēə(r), -nyə(r)\

Definition of tania

plural -s
:any of several aroids having edible farinaceous roots: such as
a :taro 1
b :yautia a

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Origin and Etymology of tania

French tannie, perhaps modification (influenced by tanaisie tansy, from Old French tanesie) of a word of Arawakan, Cariban, or Tupian origin; akin to Arawak taya taro, Calinago táia, Tupi taiá


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