Definition of adjigo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈadʒɪɡəʊ/

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(also adjiko /ˈadʒɪkəʊ/)

noun (plural adjigos)

A yam with edible tubers, native to parts of SW Australia.
  • Dioscorea hastifolia, family Dioscoreaceae.


Mid 19th century: probably from Nhanta (an Aboriginal language) ajuga 'vegetable food'.

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