kamote

/kʌˈmɔteɪ/ (say ku'mawtay)

noun Philippine English
1.sweet potato.
2. Colloquial a student who is dull or does poorly in an examination.
Also, camote. {Tagalog}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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