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what do we call the vegetable Olaas in English?

English translation: taro

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09:33 Oct 25, 2007
Arabic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Food & Drink
Arabic term or phrase: what do we call the vegetable Olaas in English?
It is a kind of vegetable that is brown from the outside and white from the inside. Round. grows under the ground. (not potato)
Olaas is the Arabic word.
Susan Zebib
English translation:taro
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Scientifically, its name is Colocasia esculenta.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taro
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AhmedAMS
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taro


Explanation:
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Note added at 10 mins (2007-10-25 09:43:49 GMT)
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Scientifically, its name is Colocasia esculenta.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taro

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