ullucu

noun ullu·cu \ üˈyü(ˌ)kü \
variants: or olluco \ōˈyü(ˌ)kō\

Definition of ullucu

plural -s
:an Andean plant (Ullucus tuberosus) of the family Basellaceae having a creeping stem that roots wherever it touches the ground and tuberous roots which are used in place of potatoes

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Origin and Etymology of ullucu

American Spanish & Quechua; American Spanish ulluco, alluco, olluca, from Quechua ullucu


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