Definition of yam

Definition of yam
  1. yam Noun Any climbing vine of the genus "Dioscorea" in the Eastern and Western hemispheres, usually cultivated
  2. yam Noun The edible, starchy, tuberous root of that plant, a tropical staple food.
  3. yam Noun A sweet potato; a tuber from the genus "Ipomoea".
  4. yam Noun Potato.
  5. yam Noun home.
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