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1. cassava

noun. cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca.

Synonyms

  • tapioca plant
  • tapioca
  • mandioc
  • manioc
  • root
  • bitter cassava
  • gari
  • Manihot esculenta
  • mandioca

Etymology

  • cassave (Portuguese)

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2. cassava

noun. any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch.

Synonyms

  • Manihot
  • casava
  • tapioca plant
  • mandioc
  • sweet cassava
  • shrub
  • manioc
  • bush
  • bitter cassava
  • gari
  • genus Manihot
  • Manihot esculenta
  • Manihot dulcis
  • mandioca

Antonyms

  • superior
  • descendant
  • destabilize
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • cassave (Portuguese)

3. cassava

noun. a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics.

Synonyms

  • manioca
  • starch
  • amylum
  • tapioca
  • cassava starch

Etymology

  • cassave (Portuguese)

Sentences with cassava


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plant cassava as soon as the threat of frost is over.

2. Adjective
The fiber content of cassava flour makes this food a good choice for bowel health.

3. Verb, base form
A combo of chia seeds, cassava flour and coconut flour give these chips plenty of flavor and crunch while delivering an extra dose of nutrition.

4. Adverb
Limit your portion sizes when using cassava flour to avoid consuming too much sodium.

5. Noun, plural
Tubers such as cassava are quite high in B17; yams and sweet potatoes contain much lower amounts.

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