jicama

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Mexican Spanish jícama, from Nahuatl xīcama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɪ.kə.mə/, /ˈhiː.kə.mə/

Noun[edit]

jicama (plural jicamas)

  1. The edible root of the yam bean, Pachyrhizus erosus, used in salads in Central America.

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