Pronunciation of Yams
/jˈamz/, /jˈamz/, /j_ˈa_m_z/
Synonyms for yams:
maize, turnips, asparagus, chard, Lentils, artichokes, Cucumbers, Cabbages, cauliflower, Tomatoes, Onions, Beans, collard greens, lettuce, zucchinis, radishes, Carrots, sweet potatoes, Leeks, vegetables, green beans, Water cress, okras, rice, Mushrooms, endives, parsley, Parsnips, Peas, Shallots, Potatoes, string beans, Lima beans, Squashes, chives, broccoli, eggplants, Brussels Sprouts, rutabagas, Beets, peppers, corn, celery, spinach, Pumpkins.
Usage examples for yams:
- What with his turtle, his fish, the digging of several yams, and the making of his bomb, Grenville was amply employed. - "As It Was in the Beginning", Philip Verrill Mighels.
- From these the officers and crew purchased hogs, dogs, fowls, and shaddocks; yams, very fine and large; one of them actually weighed above forty- five pounds. - "The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences", Sir John Barrow.
- Yams and taro do not come to maturity in a day. - "White Fire", John Oxenham.