yautia

noun
yau·​tia | \ ˈyau̇-tē-ə How to pronounce yautia (audio) \

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

First Known Use of yautia

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yautia

American Spanish yautía, from Taino

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about yautia

Dictionary Entries near yautia

yauld

yaumer

yaupon

yautia

Yavapai

yaw

Yawata

Statistics for yautia

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for yautia

The first known use of yautia was in 1899

See more words from the same year

Comments on yautia

What made you want to look up yautia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

using a distributed computer network

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!