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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yam(noun)

    edible tuber of any of several yams

    Synonyms:
    yam plant

  2. yam, yam plant(noun)

    any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots

    Synonyms:
    yam plant

  3. yam(noun)

    sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked

    Synonyms:
    yam plant

  4. yam(noun)

    edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food

    Synonyms:
    yam plant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ren, yin, tsang, yum

How to use yam in a sentence?

  1. Graffito, reported by Herb Caen, San Francisco Chronicle, April 24, 1980:

    Cogito ergo spud. - I think, therefore I yam

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