Is yam a Scrabble word?

Yes, yam is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 8 points in Scrabble, and 8 points in Words with Friends

Yam is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word yam

The meaning of yam


4 definitions of the word yam.


  1. Edible tuber of any of several yams
  2. Any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
  3. Sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked
  4. Edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in yam?

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1 Anagram of Yam

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to yam:

Unscramble the letters in yam

There are 9 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'yam'.

More words that can be made using the letters in yam