el boniato
-the sweet potato
See the entry for boniato.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (botany)
a. sweet potato
El boniato es rico en vitamina A.Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A.
b. yam
El granjero cultivaba boniatos y papas.The farmer grew yams and potatoes.
2. (culinary)
a. sweet potato
El ceviche viene con boniatos y choclos.The ceviche is served with sweet potatoes and ears of corn.
b. yam
Pela los boniatos y hiérvelos por 30 minutos.Peel the yams and boil them for 30 minutes.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. sweet potato
sweet potato; yam
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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