Definition of batata in English:

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batata

Pronunciation: /bəˈtɑːtə/

noun

[mass noun]
(In the southern Caribbean) sweet potato.
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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ba¦tata

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