Batata is also the word for potato (Latin: Solanum tuberosum; only distantly related to sweet potato) in Portuguese. The same has been adapted in many Indian Languages like Gujarati, Marathi, Konkani, some Arabic variants and others. The English word "potato" itself is derived from the Taíno batata, borrowed via Spanish patata.
Batata may also refer to:
Related to yams (Ipomoea batatas)
- Elsinoë batatas (sweet potato scab), a plant pathogen
- Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. batatas, a plant pathogen
- Phyllosticta batatas, a plant pathogen
Related to potato (Solanum tuberosum)
- Cayo Batata, an island in Puerto Rico
- Nílton "Batata" (real name Nílton Pinheiro da Silva), a Brazilian football player
- Roberto "Batata" (real name Roberto Monteiro), a Brazilian football player
- Batatá, a regional variant of the name Boi-tatá, a monster from Brazilian indigenous folklore
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- Microsoft Encarta Dictionary, 2004 edition.
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