yamp

noun
\ˈyamp\
variants: or yampa or less commonly yampah \-​mpə \
plural -s

Definition of yamp 

: either of two western North American plants of the genus Carum (C. gairdneri and C. kelloggii) with fleshy edible roots

called also squawroot

— see indian potato — compare caraway

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History and Etymology for yamp

of Shoshonean origin; akin to Shoshoni yampa yamp, Ute yampä

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