Definition of yautia
: any of several aroid plants (genus Xanthosoma, especially X. sagittifolium) chiefly of tropical America with starchy edible shaggy brown tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes; also : one of these tubers
Origin and Etymology of yautia
American Spanish yautía, from Taino
First Known Use: 1899See Words from the same year
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