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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cassava(0.01147 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to Cassava.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava
plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the
tropics [syn: cassava starch, manioc, manioca]
2: cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and
leaching; source of tapioca [syn: manioc]
3: any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy
roots yielding a nutritious starch [syn: casava]
English → English (gcide)
Cassava \Cas"sa*va\ (k[a^]s"s[.a]*v[.a]), n. [F. cassave, Sp.
cazabe, fr. kasabi, in the language of Haiti.]
1. (Bot.) A shrubby euphorbiaceous plant of the genus
Manihot, with fleshy rootstocks yielding an edible
starch; -- called also manioc.
Note: There are two species, bitter and sweet, from which the
cassava of commerce is prepared in the West Indies,
tropical America, and Africa. The bitter (Manihot utilissima
) is the more important; this has a
poisonous sap, but by grating, pressing, and baking the
root the poisonous qualities are removed. The sweet
(Manihot Aipi) is used as a table vegetable.
2. A nutritious starch obtained from the rootstocks of the
cassava plant, used as food and in making tapioca.