Cassava

  • 1 Cassava — Leaves(Also known as Tapioca in Kerala India) A manioc tuber …

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  • 2 Cassava — Cas sa*va (k[a^]s s[.a]*v[.a]), n. [F. cassave, Sp. cazabe, fr. kasabi, in the language of Haiti.] 1. (Bot.) A shrubby euphorbiaceous plant of the genus {Manihot}, with fleshy rootstocks yielding an edible starch; called also {manioc}. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Cassava — Cassava, Dieses Gewächs, welches für die Indianerstämme Amerika s, so wie für die Bewohner im Innern von Afrika, von gleicher Wichtigkeit ist, wie für den Europäer unsere Getreidearten, hat Südamerika zum Vaterlande, ist unter dem Namen eßbare… …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 4 Cassava — Cassava, s. Kassawa …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5 cassava — 1560s, from Port. cassave, from Taino (Haiti) caçabi. Earlier in English as cazabbi (1550s) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 cassava — ► NOUN ▪ the starchy tuberous root of a tropical American tree, used as food. ORIGIN from Taino (an extinct Caribbean language) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 cassava — [kə sä′və] n. [Fr cassave < Sp cazabe < Taino casávi, cazábbi] 1. any of several tropical American plants, shrubs, and trees (genus Manihot, esp. M. esculenta) of the spurge family, having edible, starchy roots 2. this root or a starch… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 cassava — /keuh sah veuh/, n. 1. any of several tropical American plants belonging to the genus Manihot, of the spurge family, as M. esculenta (bitter cassava) and M. dulcis (sweet cassava), cultivated for their tuberous roots, which yield important food… …

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  • 10 Cassava — Maniok Maniok (M. esculenta), Wurzelknollen nach der Ernte. Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpolle …

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  • 11 cassava — [[t]kəsɑ͟ːvə[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Cassava is a South American plant with thick roots. It is grown for food. Syn: manioc 2) N UNCOUNT Cassava is a substance that comes from the root of the cassava plant and is used to make flour …

    English dictionary

  • 12 cassava — /kəˈsavə / (say kuh sahvuh) noun 1. any of several tropical plants of the genus Manihot of the family Euphorbiaceae, as M. esculenta (bitter cassava) and M. dulcis (sweet cassava), cultivated for their tuberous roots, which yield important food… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 cassava — n. 1 a any plant of the genus Manihot, esp. the cultivated varieties M. esculenta (bitter cassava) and M. dulcis (sweet cassava), having starchy tuberous roots. b the roots themselves. 2 a starch or flour obtained from these roots. Also called… …

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  • 14 cassava — noun Etymology: Spanish cazabe cassava bread, from Taino caçábi Date: 1555 any of several American plants (genus Manihot, especially M. esculenta) of the spurge family grown in the tropics for their edible tuberous roots which yield a nutritious… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 cassava — cas|sa|va [kəˈsa:və] n [U and C] [Date: 1500 1600; : Spanish; Origin: cazabe cassava bread , from Taino caçabi] a tropical plant with thick roots that you can eat, or the flour made from these roots …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 cassava — n American a. the female genitals. A euphemism used by men and heard in the 1980s. It may come from the Caribbean, where the cassava root is eaten as a staple. b. a woman, especially an available one. By extension from the more specific first… …

    Contemporary slang

  • 17 cassava — [kə sα:və] noun 1》 a starchy tuberous root used as food in tropical countries but requiring careful preparation to remove traces of cyanide. 2》 the shrubby tree from which cassava is obtained, native to tropical America. [Genus Manihot: several… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 cassava — cas•sa•va [[t]kəˈsɑ və[/t]] n. pl. vas 1) pln any of several tropical American plants belonging to the genus Manihot, of the spurge family, having tuberous roots 2) pln a nutritious starch from the roots, the source of tapioca • Etymology:… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 cassava — valgomasis maniokas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Karpažolinių šeimos daržovinis, krakmolinis, maistinis, pašarinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Manihot esculenta), kilęs iš Brazilijos. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 20 cassava — noun a) manioc, the source of tapioca, Manihot esculenta b) Tapioca, a starchy pulp made with the roots of this tropical plant …

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