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Definition of cassava noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cassava

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//kəˈsɑvə//
     
    (also manioc) [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a tropical plant with many branches and long roots that you can eat
  2. 2the roots of this plant, which can be boiled, fried, roasted or made into flour cassava flour
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