sweet potato Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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sweet potatonoun [C]

uk   us   (also yam)
a ​pinkvegetable that ​looks like a ​potato and has ​yellow or ​whiteflesh and a ​sweettaste
(Definition of sweet potato from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sweet potatonoun [C]

 us   /ˈswit pəˌteɪ·toʊ/ (also yam)
a ​brown or orange-colored ​vegetable with ​yellow or ​orangeflesh
(Definition of sweet potato from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sweet potato”
in Arabic بَطاطا…
in Korean 고구마…
in Portuguese batata-doce…
in Catalan moniato…
in Japanese サツマイモ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 甘薯,白薯,红薯,番薯…
in Turkish yer elması, tatlı patates…
in Russian батат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 甘薯,白薯,紅薯,番薯…
in Italian patata dolce…
in Polish batat, patat…
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