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Definitions of "eddoes"
- The tubers of Colocasia antiquorum. noun
- The tubers of Colocasia antiquorum. See taro. noun-plural
- A name given by the negroes of the Gold Coast, as well as in the West Indies, to the roots of the taro-plant, Colocasia antiquorum. Also eddas. noun
The word "eddoes" in example sentences
Exportscommodities: bananas 39%, eddoes and dasheen (taro), arrowroot starch; tennis racquets. [Saint Vincent and the Grenadines]
He buys land in Chaguanas and employs labourers to grow rice, peas and eddoes, an edible root.. ['The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul']
In Part III (38 mins., beginning the second videotape), he discusses corm-producing aroid species such as tanias, taros, eddoes and dasheens.. [Chapter 24]
In general the eddoes are hardier than the dasheens and can be grown in drier conditions on poorer soils.. [Chapter 32]
In the eddoes the central corm is smaller and bears many small side cormels, which are normally eaten.. [Chapter 32]
Both dasheen and eddoe type corms can be kept in good condition for upwards of 4 weeks in the tropics: thus dasheens with tops attached and minimal wounding, and good quality eddoes, can be stored in pits dug in well-drained soil and lined with leaves, and well-shaded, on trays or in small heaps under houses, or in cellars or barns.. [Chapter 32]
There is also a small import trade in dasheens and eddoes by the UK.. [Chapter 32]
Dasheen corms grown under erratic moisture conditions show peculiar dumbell-like shapes, reflecting constrictions in growth during dry periods, and under water stress eddoes produce few cormels.. [Chapter 32]
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: bananas 39\%, eddoes and dasheen. [The 2001 CIA World Factbook]
Exports -- commodities: bananas 39\%, eddoes and dasheen (taro), arrowroot starch, tennis racquets. [The 1999 CIA Factbook]
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines bananas 39\%, eddoes and dasheen. [The 2004 CIA World Factbook]
Exports - commodities: bananas 39\%, eddoes and dasheen (taro), arrowroot starch, tennis racquets. [The 2004 CIA World Factbook]
Exports - commodities: bananas 39\%, eddoes and dasheen (taro), arrowroot starch; tennis racquets. [The 2007 CIA World Factbook]
And Thirdly -- the edible Root crops and Starch producing plants, which are a somewhat extensive class, the chief of which, however, are the common potato, yams, cocos or eddoes, sweet potatoes, the bitter and sweet cassava or manioc, the arrowroot and other plants yielding starch in more or less purity.. [The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.]
She had learned there not to work the slaves too hard in the warm period of the day; and she showed her interest by having served at her own table the favourite olio the slaves made of plantains, bananas, yams, calalue, eddoes, cassavi, and sweet potatoes boiled with salt fish and flavoured with cayenne pepper.. [The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker]
In these islands the hog is the principal quadruped, and the fruit of the bread-tree is its principal food, although it is also fed with yams, eddoes, and other vegetables.. [The Book of Household Management]