oca definition

  • noun:
    • A perennial plant (Oxalis tuberosa) regarding the high Andes, cultivated for its delicious tubers.
    • The tubers for this plant.
    • A Peruvian name for certain species of Oxalis (O. crenata, and O. tuberosa) which bear delicious tubers.
    • A Peruvian title for many types of Oxalis (Oxalis crenata, and Oxalis tuberosa) which bear edible tubers.
    • 1 of 2 flowers of genus Oxalis, O. crenata and O. tuberosa, within western South America.
    • Southern United states wood-sorrel cultivated because of its edible tubers

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