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cassareep

[ kas-uh-reep ]
/ ˈkæs əˌrip /
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noun
the juice of bitter cassava root, boiled down to a syrup and used as a flavoring for food, especially in Caribbean cuisine.
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Origin of cassareep

First recorded in 1825–35; apocopated variant of earlier cassarepo from Carib
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British Dictionary definitions for cassareep

cassareep
/ (ˈkæsəˌriːp) /

noun
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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