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Definitions of "Yellow Yam"


1. Yellow Yam (Noun)


Definition

also known as Jamaican yam or Guinea yam, is a tropical root vegetable that originated in Africa and spread to the Caribbean by way of African Slaves. It is a part of “ground provisions”, which is usually a pot of various boiled root vegetables that is traditionally eaten with Jamaican meals


Example Sentences

Patois: It's the yellow yam that makes Usain bolt so fast
English: A yellow yam mek Usain Bolt suh fast


Related Words

Ackee , Aile , Bag juice , ilaloo ,



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