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Noun: Indian potato  'in-dee-un pu'tey-tow
  1. A North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
    - groundnut, groundnut vine, potato bean, wild bean, Apios americana, Apios tuberosa
     
  2. Very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots
    - giant sunflower, tall sunflower, Helianthus giganteus

Type of: helianthus, sunflower, vine

Part of: Apios, genus Apios

Encyclopedia: Indian potato