[ kah-shuh ]

  1. a soft food prepared from hulled and crushed grain, especially buckwheat.

  2. such grain before cooking.

Origin of kasha

First recorded in 1800–10, kasha is from the Russian word kásha

Words Nearby kasha

Other definitions for Kasha (2 of 2)

[ kash-uh ]

  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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How to use kasha in a sentence

  • I, Ahura Mazda, seize the waters from the sea Vouru-kasha with the wind and the clouds.

  • Léonie for me, old kasha for the children—they do everything.

    The Genius | Margaret Horton Potter

British Dictionary definitions for kasha


/ (ˈkɑːʃə) /

  1. a dish originating in Eastern Europe, consisting of boiled or baked buckwheat

Origin of kasha

from Russian

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