achira

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n achira canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n achira The name on the western coast of South America of the Canna edulis, whose large tuberous roots are used for food, and yield tous-lesmois, a superior large-grained kind of arrowroot.
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