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Borrowed from Spanish batata, from Taíno batata. Doublet of English potato.

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batata (plural batatas)

  1. sweet potato (plant)
  2. sweet potato (foodstuff)

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Borrowed from Taíno batata.

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batata f (plural batates)

  1. sweet potato plant (Ipomoea batatas)
    Synonyms: moniatera, moniato
  2. sweet potato tuber
    Synonym: moniato

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batata (accusative singular batatan, plural batataj, accusative plural batatajn)

  1. singular present passive participle of bati

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batata

  1. present passive participle of batar

Italian

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Borrowed from Spanish batata, from Taíno batata.

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  • IPA(key): /baˈta.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ata
  • Hyphenation: ba‧tà‧ta

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batata f (plural batate)

  1. sweet potato
    Synonyms: patata americana, patata dolce

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batata class 2

  1. plural of tata

Papiamentu

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From Spanish batata and Portuguese batata and Kabuverdianu batata.

The Spanish word comes from Taíno batata.

Noun

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batata

  1. potato

Portuguese

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batatas

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Borrowed from Taíno batata (sweet potato).

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  • Rhymes: -atɐ
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ta‧ta

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batata f (plural batatas)

  1. potato

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  • Marathi: बटाटा (baṭāṭā)
  • Swahili: mbatata

Spanish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Taíno batata. Compare patata from the same source.

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  • IPA(key): /baˈtata/ [baˈt̪a.t̪a]
  • Audio (Spain):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ata
  • Syllabification: ba‧ta‧ta

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batata f (plural batatas)

  1. (Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, parts of Argentina) sweet potato
    Synonyms: (Cuba, Uruguay) boniato, (Mexico, Central America, Chile, Peru) camote, chaco, batata dulce, papa dulce, (Spain) patata dulce

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Taíno

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batata ?

  1. sweet potato

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