topinambour

noun top·i·nam·bour
variants: less commonly

topinambou

\-bü\ or

tobinambur

Definition of topinambour

plural

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Origin and Etymology of topinambour

topinambour, from French, from Portuguese tupinambor, alteration of tupinamba, short for batata tupinamba, from batata potato (from Taino) + Tapinambá Tupinamba; topinambou from obsolete French, from Portuguese tupinambo, tupinamba; tobinambur modification of American Spanish topinámbur, from Portuguese tupinambor


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