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boniato

© 2006 Hector Rodriguez
Definition: This tuber is a sweet potato (not yam) with white dry flesh with a pink to purple skin. It is fragile and bruises easily; handle with care. The ideal storage temperature is between 45F to 50F. The typical shelf life is up to 10 days.

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Audio file copyright 2006 Melissa Rodriguez. Used with permission.

Pronunciation: bo•ni•a•to

[bow-knee-ah-toe]Audio Link

Also Known As: batata, Cuban sweet potato, white yam, Florida yam, camote, kamote, kamura

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