Definition of batata in English:

batata

Line breaks: ba¦tata
Pronunciation: /bəˈtɑːtə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • (In the southern Caribbean) sweet potato.
    More example sentences
    • Confusingly, the Spanish for the sweet potato is batata and the Italian patata.
    • A six-ounce bag of Terra Chips - taro, cassava, sweet potato, batata, and parsnip - cost this writer $4.79 at a New York-area supermarket - or about 8?
    • Magret duck breast came medium-rare and was dressed with a perfumed infusion of thyme, a delicate combination brought back to earth by a side of mashed batata, the white sweet potato of Patagonia.

Origin

via Spanish from Taino.

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