- cassaba, cassada
From Portuguese cassave, from Taíno *kasabi (“cassava flour”) (compare Garifuna sibiba), from Proto-Arawak *sapi.
- IPA(key): /kəˈsɑːvə/
cassava (countable and uncountable, plural cassavas)
- Manioc (Manihot esculenta), a tropical plant which is the source of tapioca.
- Synonym: yuca
- Tapioca, a starchy pulp made with manioc roots.