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

Word History


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

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“Uintjie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uintjie. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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