1. [ noun ] (botany) a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
Synonyms: groundnut_vine potato_bean wild_bean Apios_americana Apios_tuberosa groundnut
Related terms: vine Apios groundnut
2. [ noun ] (botany) very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots
Synonyms: tall_sunflower Helianthus_giganteus giant_sunflower
Related terms: sunflower
Similar spelling:   Indian_pony