Definition of adjigo in English:

Share this entry

adjigo

Pronunciation: /ˈadʒɪɡəʊ/
(also adjiko /ˈadʒɪkəʊ/)

noun (plural adjigos)

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

Origin

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

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.