Definition of eddo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈedō/

noun (plural eddoes)

A taro corm or plant, especially of a West Indian variety with many edible cormlets.
  • Colocasia esculenta variety antiquorum, family Araceae
Example sentences
  • 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 eddo

Edo, meadow, semifreddo
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