Mashua

Tropaeolum tuberosum from Central Andes. Also known as Mashwa, Maswallo, Mazuko, Mascho, Añu, Isaño, Cubio, Tuberous nasturtium.

Tropaeolum tuberosum

Mashua (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology 1

From Spanish mashua, from an indigenous language. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Alternative forms

  • mashwa

Noun

mashua (plural mashuas)

  1. A root vegetable grown in the Andes, Tropaeolum tuberosum.

Etymology 2

From Swahili mashua (boat).

Alternative forms

  • mashwa

Noun

mashua (plural mashuas

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