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Noun: cocoyam  'kow-kow,yam
  1. Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
    - taro, dasheen, eddo
  2. Tropical starchy tuberous root
    - taro, taro root, dasheen, edda

Derived forms: cocoyams

Type of: root, root vegetable

Part of: Colocasia esculenta, dalo, dasheen, poi, taro, taro plant

Encyclopedia: Cocoyam