Taro Definition

tärō, tărō
taros
noun
taros
A large, tropical Asian plant (Colocasia esculenta) of the arum family, with shield-shaped leaves: it is cultivated for its edible corms, which are the source of poi.
Webster's New World
The tuber of this plant.
Webster's New World
Any of several similar plants of the South American genus Xanthosoma, having sagittate leaves.
American Heritage
The starchy edible tuber of this plant.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
pronoun

A river and valley in Italy.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Taro

Noun

Singular:
taro
Plural:
taros

Origin of Taro

  • From Latin Tarus

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably Tahitian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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