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