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Noun: pia  pee-u or pI-u
  1. Perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australia; cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch
    - Indian arrowroot, Tacca leontopetaloides, Tacca pinnatifida

Derived forms: pias

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: genus Tacca, Tacca

Encyclopedia: Pia, Pyrenees-Orientales