Definitions starting with C

ID #3880


/kasáda; varies with kasáva, kasáwa/ [W Car.; cf. OED cassava from Sp. casabe from Taino casávi, with cassada as variant] n. cassava, Manihot utilissima, a plant whose starchy root is eaten: 1966 cassada (Crowley 95). The cassada didn't been dat time—we didn't know cassada then (Acklins). (Black)

Tags: food, noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-12-12 03:07
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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