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Taro

Taro appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • I’m a gal for a taro flag, am I?
  • A mini-man is to rot a topaz tub (bikes net a taro fee); for at a tense kibbutz, a potato rots in a minima.
  • A taro man in a bare potato gruel fell impotent, so lay a lost net op millefleur got at opera: ban inamorata.
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Definition of the noun taro

What does taro mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: taros

  1. edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonyms of taro: cocoyam / dasheen / eddo
    • more generic word: root = the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts
    • part of: Colocasia esculenta / dalo / dasheen / taro plant = herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves
  2. herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves
  3. tropical starchy tuberous root
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonyms of taro: cocoyam / dasheen / edda / taro root
    • more generic term: root vegetable = any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
    • part of: Colocasia esculenta / dalo / dasheen / taro plant = herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves
    • substance of: poi = Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment

Alternative definition of the noun taro

noun

  1. A tropical plant raised as a food primarily for its corm, which distantly resembles potato.
  2. The edible portion of the taro plant.

Places

  1. The Taro is a river in Emilia-Romagna, in northern Italy. It is a tributary of the Po and is 126 kilometres long. It flows almost entirely in the province of Parma, west of the city Parma. The Taro flows into the Po near Gramignazzo, a frazione of the comune of Sissa, north of Parma.
  2. Taro was a département of the First French Empire in present-day Italy. It was named after the Taro river. It was formed in 1808, when the Duchy of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla was annexed by France under the Treaty of Lunéville. Its capital was Parma.

There are other places with in their name, like Taro's, Taro's?, Fornovo di Taro and Borgo Val di Taro.

Person

Who is Taro?

Taro is a musical artist.

  • profession: Musician
  • member of musical group Gocoo (Shime-daiko)

Characters

  1. Taro is a fictional character from the 1983 film Nankyoku Monogatari.
    • also known as タロ
    • in the film "Antarctica"
    • award: - Japan Academy Prize for Popularity Award - Most Popular Actor - "Antarctica" (Most Popular Performer, The two dogs in the film: "Taro & Jiro".), with Jiro
  2. Taro is a fictional character from the 1979 film Taro the Dragon Boy.
  3. Taro is a fictional character from the 2007 film Vexille.
  4. Taro a.k.a. Tarô is a fictional character from the 1963 film Little Prince and the Eight Headed Dragon.
  5. Taro is a fictional character from the 1986 film Long Da Lishkara.
  6. Taro a.k.a. Tarô is a fictional character from the 1960 film The Naked Island.
  7. Taro is a fictional character from Last of the Pagans.
  8. Taro is a fictional character from the 1986 film The Karate Kid, Part II.
  9. Taro is a fictional character from the 1943 film Wings Over the Pacific.
  10. Taro is a fictional character from the 2013 film Number 10 Blues Goodbye Saigon.
  11. Taro is a fictional character from the 2012 short drama film Merry-go-round.
  12. Taro is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Miss Taro, Taro Kimura, Taro Yoshida, Pantyhose Taro.

Music

"Taro" is a cataloged instance, composition.

Phrases with Taro

Phrases starting with the word Taro:

  1. taro root
  2. taro plant

Phrases ending with the word Taro:

  1. Wild Taro
  2. giant taro
  3. Swamp Taro
  4. Chinese Taro
  5. American Taro
  6. Metallic Taro
  7. Purplestem Taro

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Taro

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Foods (2002)

A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H

Taro is a barrel-shaped tuber or corm with thick, brown, shaggy skin and fibrous, gray-white to lilac flesh. Its length...

Google previewAgriculture Appropriation Bill (1916)

Hearings of the Committee on the Agriculture Appropriation Bill by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

Taro is an old native food. We are carrying on some...

Google previewWetland Plants of Queensland (2002)

A Field Guide by KM Stephens, RM Dowling

Blue taro Habit: Blue taro is an emergent upright perennial aquatic plant with a large tuberous rhizome and large leaves. Distribution: Blue taro is a naturalised plant found in and along shallow coastal streams in south east Queensland, ...

Google previewShared Wealth and Symbol (1986)

Food, Culture, and Society in Oceania and Southeast Asia by Lenore Manderson

Taro is a high-calorie food and is eaten in large...

Google previewBiology Pamphlets

Taro is a food staple in all island groups in the Pacific and in many other parts of the tropical world. In Samoa many savory dishes are prepared with both the rootstock and the ...

Google previewAnnual Report (1905)

by Guam Agricultural Experiment Station

Taro is a food staple in all island groups in the Pacific and in many other parts of the tropical world. In .Samoa many savory dishes are prepared with both the rootstock and the ...

Google previewContributions from the United States National Herbarium (1905)

Taro is a food staple in all island groups in the Pacific and in many other parts of the tropical world. In Samoa many savory dishes are prepared with both the rootstock and the ...

Google previewElihu Root collection of United States documents (1905)

Ser. A.-F.] by Elihu Root, United States

Taro is a food staple in all island groups in the Pacific and in many other parts of the tropical world. In Samoa many savory dishes are prepared with both the rootstock and the ...

Google previewPlant Protection in Tropical Root and Tuber Crops (2015)

by P. Parvatha Reddy

Taro is the most shade tolerant of terrestrial food crops. In Colocasia, the richest diversity is noticed in the Northeast followed by Kerala and Western region. The taro germplasm includes cultivated and stoloniferous wild taro present in Western ...

Google previewTikopia Ritual and Belief (Routledge Revivals) (2012)

by Raymond Firth

Taro is the bread, oil the butter, so to say, of the occasion. Informants took obvious pleasure in telling how when the para is carried to the ...

Google previewAuthentic Recipes From Vietnam (2012)

by Trieu Thi Choi

Taro is a starchy tuber that looks like and is used like a potato. It has a brown and hairy outer skin that must first be removed before cooking. Its flesh may be white, pink or purplish inside with the texture of a potato but a unique taste and flavor.

Google previewUniquely Hawaii (2004)

by Geok Yian Goh

Taro is the fourteenth most cultivated crop on earth. Another native food is laulau, which is chicken, fish, or pork steamed in ti leaves. Poke is cubed raw fish marinated with onions, seaweed, and roasted kukui nuts. Tropical desserts include ...

Google previewFilipino Cookbook (2012)

85 Homestyle Recipes to Delight Your Family and Friends by Miki Garcia

Peeled, sliced and cooked, taro is a basic ingredient for sinigang soups as well as for desserts. Firm taro root will keep for about a week at room temperature. Look for them at Asian markets and natural foods store. Jerusalem artichokes ...

Google previewSusan Feniger's Street Food (2012)

Irresistibly Crispy, Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sticky, Sweet Recipes by Susan Feniger, Kajsa Alger, Liz Lachman

There, the taro farms are spectacular. Taro is a starchy root vegetable that's used much like a potato, but it has a more complex, sweet flavor.

Google previewA New Rotuman Dictionary (1998)

An English-Rotuman Wordlist by Elizabeth Kafonika Makarita Inia

tardily gere, ger'aki target te pota' aga taro (Colocasia esculenta) papula taro: cooked ~ cut lengthwise tepasi taro ...

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

taro, seeds) parua Interval / Gap iputa To plant in spaces caused by failure of seed; so generally: To put into a vacant place tiriwi To fill up gaps where plants have failed in a crop kokuhu Second growth, ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Taro or dasheen plant (Colocasia esculenta) in mature state. (USDA photo) only in southern regions, where there is normally a very warm frostless season of at least 7 months. Dasheen requires a rich loamy soil, an abundance of moisture ...

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Scrabble value of T1A1R1O1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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