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el•e•phant's-foot



Pronunciation: (el'u-funts foot"), [key]
n.,
pl. -foots.

a climbing vine, Dioscorea elephantipes, of southern Africa, having a massive, edible, yamlike tuber. Also called Hottentot's bread, tortoise plant.

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