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apali [apáli] n Plant species of an edible root crop (as of a kind of white taro or yam). tugi Dioscorea Esculenta (sem. domains: - Food from roots, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

biga₂ [bígà] n Plant species which is a rootcrop called "elephant leaf" belonging to the family of gábi. It is an inedible wild plant but the leaf is used as an umbrella due to its size. gabi Mas gusto nako kag gayabon kaysa biga dahil buko masyadong ragko. I like ‘gayabon’ better than ‘biga’ because it’s not so big. [This root can be eaten in times of famine and is rich in carbohydrates but poor in other food constituents. The spadix or leaf stalk is used in medical decoction as a treatment for difficult menopause.] Cyrtosperma Merkusii (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

bitso-bitso [bitso-bítso] n Deep fried oval cakes made from cassava or sticky rice. (They are fried in oil with sugar added, and turn slightly brown). bitso-bitso (sem. domains: - Food from seeds, - Food from roots, - Prepared food.)

bundo [búndò] n Plant species; small root crop which has the texture and taste of a potato. It has brown hairy-looking fibres on the outside. (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

kamote [kamóte/kamúti ] n Sweet potato. kamote [The tops can be used to feed stock, but they produce some hydrocyanic acid and have been known to cause death when eaten in large quantities. The tops are also used for poulticing. The Chinese slice the tubers, scald and dry the slices, and make from them a tea to allay thirst. The sweet potato is grown for its enlarged, fleshy roots and also for its leaves which are used as a leafy vegetable. The roots of the sweet potato are very high in carbohydrates and are very useful as an energy-giving food. Deficient in protein,and calcium and only a fair source of iron. They are good sources of vitamins A,B,C,and G. The leaves are an excellent source of iron and a good source of calcium and phosphorus. Sweet potatoes are good sources of vitamins B,C,and G, while the yellow and purple ones are good sources of vitamin A.] Ipomoea Batatas (sem. domains: - Food from roots, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

kamuti [kamúti] n Varieties of sweet potato, in a range of clors. (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

karots n carrot. carrots [They are good sources of calcium, iron, and phosphorus, and fair sources of vitamin B. The yellow color in it (carotin) has sometimes been used for coloring butter and cheese. A small amount of volatile oil is present in the leaves, but the fruits contain a greater amount. The leaves and seeds contain an alkaloid and the seeds a bitter glucoside.] Daucus Carota (sem. domains: - Food from roots, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

kinusoy n Taro; small edible tuber. Gabi [Known as the best of food plants. It has a high starch content and is very nutritious. The leaves and petioles are used as leafy vegetables. It is a very good source of calcium, phosphorus, iron, and minerals. The corms, petioles, and leaf blades are all fair sources of vitamin B. Regarded as a small variety of gayabon.] Colocasia Esculenta (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

kuyar [kúyar] 1v To shrivel up when dried too much (Calatrava). natuyo Ako ay nagbuyar it buri ay nagkuyar. I dried the leaves for weaving and they shriveled up. syn: kaging. 2n Dried root crops that aren't good when cooked (they require lengthy cooking). (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

lalíp [lalíp] 1n Cassava, sliced and dried in the sun. (sem. domains: - Food from roots.) 2vi To make dried cassava. Naglalip sinra tong Sabado. They made dried cassava last Saturday.

lima-lima [lima-líma] n Eaten like potatoes. It has a lower starch content than ubi, but is regarded as a wild species of ubi. lima-lima Dioscorea Pentaphylla (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

mayabo [mayabó] adj Milky; delicious (of food particularly avocado, squash, root crops). Soft fleshly rootcrop, as of one that is good tasting. malinamnam Bukoey kailangan nak gatasan pa kag mayabong abokado. There’s no need to put milk on a milky avocado. (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

namî [namî] n Peanut; ground nut; small root crop used as a vegetable. Kag gingkakaon it mga mangyan ay namo. Negritos in Mindoro eat the small root crop. (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

namo₂ [namô ] n Atuber like 'ubi, but white, and poisonous unless processed properly. The poison must be removed by washing, slicing, washing again and drying in the sun before cooking. [Eaten cooked, used as food in times of famine. The yellow juice is used for bleaching clothes, used in bleaching abaca fiber. The tubers, raw or cooked, are used as an anodyne and maturative in cases ot tumors and buboes, and also against arthritic and rheumatic pains and similar afflictions.] Dioscorea Hispida (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

omag [omág] n Aspecies of tuber, described as like a large ub'i, but white. (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

pahungaw [pahungáw] (fr. var. muhon) n A dish made from a little sugar and ground cassava with a sugar syrup poured over and steamed in a pierced (five holes) half coconut shell over a pot of boiling water, covered. (sem. domains: - Food from plants, - Food from roots.)

rudo [rudô] v To squeeze out the starch from arrowroot or cassava. piga Tong unang panahon kag mga maguyang ay imaw it nagrurudo. During the old days old people were the ones who squeezed out the starch from the arrowroot plant. (sem. domains: - Cooking ingredients, - Food from roots.)

síngkamas [síngkamas] n A root crop like a white and juicy potato sinkamas [The roots are large, fleshy, and turnip-shaped and are eaten raw or prepared in a variety of ways. The young pods are sometimes used as a vegetable. The enlarged roots have a rather high carbohydrate content and are fairly good source of calcium and iron. The young pods are fairly good sources of both calcium and iron.] Pachyrrhizus Erosus (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

tres maria [tres maría] n Yam, kind of, as in the gabi family. (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)

úmad [úmad] n A root crop like ub'i, but white in color. (sem. domains: - Food from roots.)