noun (plural eddoes)
A taro corm or plant, especially of a West Indian variety with many edible cormlets.
- Colocasia esculenta variety antiquorum, family Araceae.
- The smaller taro, or eddo, is popular in Caribbean and West African cooking, but wearing gloves when peeling is a necessity as it can irritate the skin.
- The flesh of both the larger taro and eddo is white or cream-colored with pink-purple flecks.
Late 17th century: of West African origin.
Words that rhyme with eddoEdo, meadow, semifreddo
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