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kasha

[kah-shuh] /ˈkɑ ʃə/
noun
1.
a soft food prepared from hulled and crushed grain, especially buckwheat.
2.
such grain before cooking.
Origin of kasha
1800-1810
1800-10; < Russian kásha

Kasha

[kash-uh] /ˈkæʃ ə/
Trademark.
1.
a brand name for a soft fabric of wool and goat's hair, having a napped surface and a slight crosswise streak.
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  • No; the meat was without salt, the kasha was without salt, and there was no salt in the potatoes.

    Old Peter's Russian Tales Arthur Ransome
  • Then they brought the old man into the hut and gave him a bowl of kasha to eat, because he had had no dinner.

    Old Peter's Russian Tales Arthur Ransome
  • Léonie for me, old kasha for the children—they do everything.

    The Genius Margaret Horton Potter
  • There was no magic about the kasha; but it was good enough kasha for all that, and hunger made it better.

    Old Peter's Russian Tales Arthur Ransome
British Dictionary definitions for kasha

kasha

/ˈkɑːʃə/
noun
1.
a dish originating in Eastern Europe, consisting of boiled or baked buckwheat
Word Origin
from Russian
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