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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Manihot utilissima (0.01192 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Manihot utilissima Manihot utilissima n : cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca [syn: bitter cassava, manioc, mandioc, mandioca, tapioca plant, gari, Manihot esculenta]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Manihot utilissima Manioc \Ma"ni*oc\, n. [Pg. mandioca, fr. Braz.] (Bot.) The tropical plants (Manihot utilissima, and Manihot Aipi ), from which cassava and tapioca are prepared; also, cassava. [Written also mandioc, manihoc, manihot.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A nutritious starch obtained from the rootstocks of the cassava plant, used as food and in making tapioca. [1913 Webster] Cassareep \Cas"sa*reep\ (k[a^]s"s[.a]*r[=e]p), n. A condiment made from the sap of the bitter cassava (Manihot utilissima ) deprived of its poisonous qualities, concentrated by boiling, and flavored with aromatics. See Pepper pot. [1913 Webster]

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