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Batata is the word for sweet potato (Latin: Ipomoea batatas) in many languages (e.g. Spanish, Hebrew, Egyptian Arabic, and Sanger), originally from the Taíno batata (see Sweet potato → Names).

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 sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)[edit]

Related to potato (Solanum tuberosum)[edit]

Other uses[edit]