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Noun: Chinese yam  chI'neez yam
  1. Hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers
    - cinnamon vine, Dioscorea batata

Type of: yam, yam plant

Encyclopedia: Chinese yam