• Cassava Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A shrubby euphorbiaceous plant of the genus Manihot, with fleshy rootstocks yielding an edible starch; -- called also manioc.
- (n.) A nutritious starch obtained from the rootstocks of the cassava plant, used as food and in making tapioca.
• Cassava wood Definition & Synonyms
- () A West Indian tree (Turpinia occidentalis) of the family Staphyleaceae.