1. Japanese yam (Dioscorea japonica)Usually written using kana alone
Wikipedia definition
2. Dioscorea japonicaDioscorea japonica (yamaimo, Japanese mountain yam) is a type of yam that is used for food. Jinenjo, also called wild yam) is related variety of Japanese yam that is used as an ingredient in soba noodles.
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Other forms
薯蕷 【やまのいも】薯蕷 【しょよ】薯蕷 【じょよ】薯蕷 【じょうよ】藷蕷 【しょよ】藷蕷 【じょよ】藷蕷 【じょうよ】ヤマノイモ


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