Taro

a tuberous vegetable used to make poi
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Tarō

[given name] ==Possible Writings== The name Taro can have many different meaning depending on the kanji characters used to write it. The name can also be written using the hiragana or katakana writing systems. Possible variations of the name Taro include: ==People with the given name== ==People with the surname== ==People with -tarō as a n...
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Taro

(Hawaiian) a tuberous vegetable used to make poi
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taro

[n] - edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants 2. [n] - herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves 3. [n] - tropical starchy tuberous root
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Taro

Ta'ro noun [ From the Polynesian name.] (Botany) A name for several aroid plants ( Colocasia antiquorum , var. esculenta , Colocasia macrorhiza , etc.), and their rootstocks. They have large ovate-sagittate leaves and large fleshy rootstocks, which are cooked and used for food...
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taro

taro root noun tropical starchy tuberous root
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taro

dasheen 2 eddo noun edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
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Taro

• (n.) A name for several aroid plants (Colocasia antiquorum, var. esculenta, Colocasia macrorhiza, etc.), and their rootstocks. They have large ovate-sagittate leaves and large fleshy rootstocks, which are cooked and used for food in tropical countries.
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Taro

(from the article `Parma and Piacenza, Duchy of`) ...(the future Charles III of Spain). Except for one brief interruption, the Spanish Bourbons controlled the duchy until 1808, when it was formally ...
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taro

herbaceous plant of the family Araceae. Probably native to southeastern Asia, whence it has spread to the Pacific islands, it has become a staple ... [5 related articles]
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taro

taro: see arum.
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Taro

Taro, also known as Tara or Kalo (Colocasia antiquorum) is a herb of the arum family, natural order Araceae, cultivated in Pacific islands and the Caribbean for its starchy, edible root and leaves (callaloo). Taro has a large tuberous rootstock from which large oval, heart-shaped leaves spring direct. The entire plant is very acrid, but the acrid t...
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taro

Plant belonging to the arum family, native to tropical Asia; the tubers (underground stems) are edible and are the source of Polynesian poi (a fermented food). (Colocasia esculenta, family Araceae.)
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taro

vegetable grown in Hawaii (as well as in Africa and Asia)
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Taro

[river] The Taro (Latin Tarus) is a river in Emilia-Romagna, in northern Italy. It is a tributary of the Po, and is 126 km long. It flows almost entirely in the province of Parma, west of the city Parma. The Taro flows into the Po near Gramignazzo, a frazione of the comune of Sissa, north of Parma. The Val di Taro, or Taro valley, the drain...
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Taro

[department] Taro was a département of the First French Empire in present-day Italy. It was named after the Taro river. It was formed in 1808, when the Duchy of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla was annexed by France under the Treaty of Lunéville. Its capital was Parma. The département was disbanded after the defeat of Napoleon in 1814. At t...
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Taro

Taro is native to Southern India and Southeast Asia. It is a perennial, tropical plant primarily grown as a root vegetable for its edible starchy corm, and as a leaf vegetable. It is a food staple in African, Oceanic and South Indian cultures and is believed to have been one of the earliest cultivated plants. Colocasia is thought to have originate...
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