Definition of eddo in English:

eddo

noun

  • A taro corm or plant of a West Indian variety with many edible cormlets.

    • ‘The smaller taro, or eddo, is popular in Caribbean and West African cooking, but wearing gloves when peeling is a necessity as it can irritate the skin.’
    • ‘The flesh of both the larger taro and eddo is white or cream-colored with pink-purple flecks.’

Origin

Late 17th century: of West African origin.

Pronunciation

eddo

/ˈɛdəʊ/