negro yam (plural negro yams) A kind of white-fleshed yam from Jamaica.
There are many varieties of yam grown in Jamaica. Most people confuse the Lucea yam with the Negro yam; they are not the same. The flesh of the Lucea yam is smoother while the flesh of the Negro yam is coarser.
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