arracacha

Definitions

Food

  • A leguminous plant, Apios tuberosa, from North America whose roots can be cooked liked potatoes and also used in desserts.
  • The Peruvian carrot, Arracacia xanthorrhiza, a native of Colombia whose roots are used like potatoes or turned into a flour used for bread and pancakes
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