One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A perennial climbing nasturtium, Tropaeolum tuberosum (family Tropaeolaceae), which bears tubers and is grown as a food crop in Peru, Chile, and Bolivia. Also called añu, ysaño.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From Peruvian Spanish mashua from Quechua maswa.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.