|Arracacha root for sale in a market|
Arracacha (Arracacia xanthorrhiza) is a root vegetable originally from the Andes, somewhat intermediate between the carrot and celery root. Its starchy taproot is a popular food item in South America where it is a major commercial crop.
Borrowed from Spanish, from Quechua raqacha.
arracacha (countable and uncountable, plural arracachas)
- A South American plant grown as a root vegetable, Arracacia xanthorrhiza
arracacha f (plural arracachas)
- arracacha (Arracacia xanthorrhiza, a South American root vegetable)
Borrowed from Quechua...