Arracacha

Potato baroa or Mandioquinha (Arracacia xanthorrhiza) on jute background, photographed in studio in Brazil

Arracacia xanthorrhiza

Synonyms:
Batata Baroa, Mandioquinha, Peruvian Parsnip
Arracacha (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish, from Quechua raqacha.

Noun

arracacha (countable and uncountable, plural arracachas)

  1. A South American plant grown as a root vegetable, Arracacia xanthorrhiza

Translations


Portuguese

Noun

arracacha f (plural arracachas)

  1. arracacha (Arracacia xanthorrhiza, a South American root vegetable)

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Quechua

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