Entry from British & World English dictionary
- 1A tall Caribbean plant of the arum family, cultivated in the tropics for its edible pear-shaped tubers and large arrow-shaped leaves. Also called malanga.
- Xanthosoma sagittifolium, family Araceae
mid 18th century: from Carib taya, Tupi taña.
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