Definition of Dioscorea trifida
1. Noun. Tropical American yam with small yellow edible tubers.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dioscorea Trifida
Literary usage of Dioscorea trifida
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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von ( Mueller (1884)
"dioscorea trifida, Linn£ fil. Central America. One of the Yams there cultivated. Various other tuberous Dioscorea occur in tropical countries, ..."
2. Home Cooking in the Global Village: Caribbean Food from Buccaneers to by Richard R. Wilk (2006)
"Yampa is a species of yam (dioscorea trifida) also called cush-cush, popular in the Caribbean but little known elsewhere. It has a fine texture and a ..."