Definition of yampa in English:

yampa

noun

  • A wild plant of the parsley family, native to central and western North America, that has an edible root. It has clusters of small white flowers somewhat resembling Queen Anne's lace.

    • ‘Some tubers of the western USA which were important to the Indians and bore this name were also called yampa, Indian potato, wild caraway, and ipo.’
    • ‘The yampas, glacier lilies, biscuit roots, and thistles are among her favorite flower roots.’

Pronunciation

yampa

/ˈyampə/