taro

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See also: tarò and țaro

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Maori taro, in turn from Proto-Polynesian *talo.

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Noun[edit]

taro (usually uncountable, plural taros)

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  1. Colocasia esculenta, raised as a food primarily for its corm, which distantly resembles potato.
  2. Any of several other species with similar corms and growth habit in Colocasia, Alocasia etc.
  3. Food from a taro plant.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Maori taro.

Noun[edit]

taro m (plural taros)

  1. taro (plant)

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Hiri Motu[edit]

Noun[edit]

taro

  1. taro

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

taro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tarare

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Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *talo

Noun[edit]

taro

  1. taro
  2. bread

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

taro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of tarar.

Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *talo

Noun[edit]

taro

  1. taro

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English taro

Noun[edit]

taro

  1. The taro plant.
    • 1995, John Verhaar, Toward a reference grammar of Tok Pisin: an experiment in corpus linguistics[1], ISBN 0-8248-1672-2, page 433:
      Mekim olsem pinis, orait tupela i planim taro na banana, na kumu, painap, kon, tomato, na kaukau tu.


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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): [ˈtarɔ]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): [ˈtɑːrɔ]

Verb[edit]

taro (stem traw-)

  1. to strike, hit

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