Definition of boniato in English:

boniato

Syllabification: bo·ni·a·to
Pronunciation: /ˌbänēˈätō
 
/

noun (plural boniatos)

  • A variety of sweet potato with white flesh.
    More example sentences
    • These paler ones, sometimes called Japanese or Cuban sweet potatoes or boniatos, are excellent in stews and stir-fries.
    • Yuca, malanga, and boniato (sweet potato) are also commonly served in traditional meals.
    • The boniato, correctly known as a cultivar of the sweet potato, is of the firm kind, with a brown or red skin and white flesh.

Origin

American Spanish.

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