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Meaning of jicama

ji•ca•ma

Pronunciation: (hē'ku-mu, hik'u-), [key]
— n.
  1. the large, edible, tuberous root of a tropical American plant, Pachyrhizus erosus, of the legume family, eaten as a vegetable either raw or boiled.
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