adjigo

['adʒɪgəʊ]
(also adjiko 'adʒɪkəʊ)
noun (plural adjigos) a yam with edible tubers, native to SW Australian coastal areas. [Dioscorea hastifolia.]
Origin
C19: prob. from Nhanta (an Aboriginal language) ajuga 'vegetable food'.

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  • adjigo — /ˈædʒɪgoʊ/ (say ajigoh), /ˈædʒɪkoʊ/ (say ajikoh) noun 1. the native yam, Dioscorea hastifolia, of near coastal south western WA; warran. 2. the edible underground part of this plant; warran. {Australian Aboriginal; Nhanta and Amangu ajuka… …   Australian English dictionary

  • warran — /ˈwɒrən/ (say woruhn) noun → adjigo …   Australian English dictionary

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