Yam

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Yam or YAM may refer to:

Plants and foods[edit]

  • Yam (vegetable), common name for members of Dioscorea
  • Sweet potato, tuber unrelated to actual yams of family dioscorea, but often marketed as kumara in New Zealand and incorrectly as yams in North America
  • Yam, a salad in Thai cuisine
  • Oxalis tuberosa, referred to as yams in New Zealand and Polynesia
  • Jícama, Mexican tuberous root also known as yams or Mexican turnip

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