cassareep

[kas-uh-reep]

Origin of cassareep

1825–35; apocopated variant of earlier cassarepo < Carib
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cassareep

noun
  1. the juice of the bitter cassava root, boiled down to a syrup and used as a flavouring, esp in West Indian cookery

Word Origin for cassareep

C19: of Carib origin
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