uin·​tjie | \ ˈānchē\
plural -s

Definition of uintjie

southern Africa
: the edible corm of various plants especially of the family Iridaceae that when boiled tastes like a chestnut

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History and Etymology for uintjie

Afrikaans euntjie, uintjie, a species of Moraea, diminutive of Middle Dutch enioen, eyuun onion, from Latin union-, unio

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