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Noun: sweet potato  sweet pu'tey-tow
  1. Pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh
    - sweet potato vine, Ipomoea batatas
     
  2. The edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States
     
  3. Egg-shaped terra cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes
    - ocarina

Derived forms: sweet potatoes

Type of: breath, morning glory, root vegetable, wind, wind instrument

Encyclopedia: Sweet potato