Origin of cassava
Examples from the Web for cassava
A quick turn at a small stand of banana palms and cassava plants led us to a clearing and, then, back centuries.
When a friend had potato greens for lunch, I traded her some of my cassava leaves.
Sometimes the attacks happen on their way to and from the market or their cassava fields.Congo Rape Crisis: Study Reveals Shocking New Numbers|Danielle Shapiro|May 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
They had in their canoes a bread like cassava, but more delicate, we thought, and in calabashes almost a true wine.1492|Mary Johnston
Cassava, manioca, tapioca, and sago are starchy materials in granular form.Foods and Household Management|Helen Kinne
They raise boniatos and cassava, a little fruit, and keep a few pigs.Pioneering in Cuba|James Meade Adams
This is a most peculiar basket, made solely for the manufacture of cassava flour.Up the Mazaruni for Diamonds|William La Varre
The two varieties of the Cassava afford a very superior fecula, which is imported under the name of Brazilian arrowroot.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
British Dictionary definitions for cassava
Word Origin for cassava
Word Origin and History for cassava
1560s, from French cassave, Spanish casabe, or Portuguese cassave, from Taino (Haiti) caçabi. Earlier in English as cazabbi (1550s).