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Definition of Cassava

Cassava
Cassava Cas"sa*va, n. [F. cassave, Sp. cazabe, fr. kasabi, in the language of Hayti.] 1. (Bot.) A shrubby euphorbiaceous plant of the genus Manihot, with fleshy rootstocks yielding an edible starch; -- called also manioc. Note: There are two species, bitter and sweet, from which the cassava of commerce is prepared in the West Indies, tropical America, and Africa. The bitter (Manihot utilissima) is the more important; this has a poisonous sap, but by grating, pressing, and baking the root the poisonous qualities are removed. The sweet (M. Aipi) is used as a table vegetable. 2. A nutritious starch obtained from the rootstocks of the cassava plant, used as food and in making tapioca.

Meaning of Cassava from wikipedia

- Manihot esculenta, commonly called c****ava (/kəˈsɑːvə/), manioc, yuca, macaxeira, mandioca, aipim, and agbeli, is a woody shrub native to South America...
- Portuguese: [tapiˈɔkɐ]) is a starch extracted from the storage roots of the c****ava plant (Manihot esculenta, also known as manioc), a species native to the...
- Yellow c****ava is a new, yellow-fleshed breed of one of the most po****r root crops in the tropics. Regular c****ava is a staple crop in tropical countries...
- C****ava cake is a traditional Filipino moist cake made from grated c****ava, coconut milk, and condensed milk with a custard layer on top. It is a very...
- This article is a list of diseases of c****ava (Manihot esculenta). McGrath, Matt (2011-11-17). "UN warns of staple crop virus 'epidemic'". BBC News. Retrieved...
- A great variety of c****ava-based dishes are consumed in the regions where c****ava (manioc, Manihot esculenta) is cultivated, and they include many national...
- This is a list of c****ava dishes that use c****ava as a main ingredient. The c****ava is a woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family. It...
- genus Begomovirus. African c****ava mosaic virus (ACMV), East African c****ava mosaic virus (EACMV), and South African c****ava mosaic virus (SACMV) are distinct...
- Nigerian and Cuba method by mixing and pounding separate equal portions of c****ava and green plantain flour thoroughly with water. It is then adjusted to...
- C****ava brown streak virus disease (CBSD) is a damaging disease of c****ava plants, and is especially troublesome in East Africa. It was first identified...
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