1. [ noun ] (botany) 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
Synonyms: taro_plant dalo Colocasia_esculenta taro
Related terms: arum Colocasia taro taro
2. [ noun ] (botany) edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
Synonyms: cocoyam eddo taro
Related terms: root taro
3. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) tropical starchy tuberous root
Synonyms: taro_root cocoyam edda taro
Related terms: root_vegetable taro poi
Similar spelling:   Dagen