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  Definition of cassava
  1. any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch
  2. cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca
  3. a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics
Similar Words: casava, manioc, cassava starch, manioca

 

Hyponyms: bitter cassava, manioc, mandioc, mandioca, tapioca plant, gari, Manihot esculenta, Manihot utilissima, sweet cassava, Manihot dulcis

 

Substance Meronyms: tapioca

 

Part Meronyms: bitter cassava, manioc, mandioc, mandioca, tapioca plant, gari, Manihot esculenta, Manihot utilissima

 

Member Meronyms: Manihot, genus Manihot

 

Language Translations:
Danish: maniok   Dutch: cassave  
French: manioc   German: Maniok  
Indonesian: singkong   Interlingua: cassava  
Malay: singkong   Malayalam: kappa  
Portuguese: mandioca   Spanish: yuca  
Swahili: muhogo   Swedish: maniok  
Tagalog: balinghoy   Tamil: maravalli kilangu  
Thai: mansampalang   Vietnamese: khoai mì  
 
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