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A plant native to South America that grows from a tuber, or compressed stem, in the shape of a large red, pink, white or green arrowhead.
Also found were stone arrowheads or spear points, bones probably from the llama-like vicuña, and the apparent remains of wild tubers.
Jicama (a tuber that tastes like an apple) and radish gave the mixture some crunch.
Satan's Kingdom is best left till evening when the inner tubers are gone.
Main entrance is $2 per person, while tubers pay $8 parking at the second entrance as well as a $15 fee that includes tube rental and tram service.
Meat, underground tubers, grubs and nuts may all have been on the menu.
Dig up large clumps, and split into two, three, four or even 20 separate plants, gently untangling the tubers before replanting in holes enriched with compost.
Three years ago, Black was hired by the family to devise a more creative, and profitable, use for those misshaped tubers.
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TUBER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tuber for English Language Learners
: a short, thick, round stem that is a part of certain plants (such as the potato), that grows underground, and that can produce a new plant
TUBER Defined for Kids
Definition of tuber for Students
: a short thick fleshy usually underground stem (as of a potato plant) having buds that can produce new plants
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