Meaning of cassava
Pronunciation: (ku-sä'vu), [key]
- any of several tropical American plants belonging to the genus Manihot, of the spurge family, as M. esculentaand M. dulciscultivated for their tuberous roots, which yield important food products.
- a nutritious starch from the roots, the source of tapioca.
- cassava (Thesaurus)