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Definition of "yamp" [yamp]

  • An umbelliferous plant, Perideridia gairdneri, native to California, whose tubers were used as food by Native Americans (noun)

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Use "yamp" in a sentence
  • "1 The dill (Carum), called "yamp" or "yampah" by the Indians (see p. 13, note 1, ante). —"
  • "Birithart-yamp flailed digits across his friend's shoulder."
  • "Takpusseh-yamp said, "We fail to taste your problem.""