cassava

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English[edit]

cassava

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese cassave, form Taino caçabi.[1]

Noun[edit]

cassava (plural cassavas)

  1. manioc, the source of tapioca, Manihot esculenta.
  2. Tapioca, a starchy pulp made with the roots of this tropical plant.

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Translations[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ cassava” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cassava

  1. third-person singular imperfect indicative of cassare

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

cassava

  1. first-person singular (eu) imperfect indicative of cassar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) imperfect indicative of cassar