- a soft food prepared from hulled and crushed grain, especially buckwheat.
- such grain before cooking.
Origin of kasha
First recorded in 1800–10, kasha is from the Russian word kásha
- 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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Examples from the Web for kasha
Two such activists are Frank Mugisha and Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera in Uganda.Could an African LGBT Activist Win the Nobel Peace Prize?
May 5, 2012
Léonie for me, old Kasha for the children—they do everything.The Genius
Margaret Horton Potter
No; the meat was without salt, the kasha was without salt, and there was no salt in the potatoes.
Then they brought the old man into the hut and gave him a bowl of kasha to eat, because he had had no dinner.
There was no magic about the kasha; but it was good enough kasha for all that, and hunger made it better.
- a dish originating in Eastern Europe, consisting of boiled or baked buckwheat