cassava

(redirected from Aipim)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Aipim: Macaxeira

cas·sa·va

 (kə-sä′və)
n.
1. A shrubby tropical American plant (Manihot esculenta) widely grown for its large, tuberous, starchy roots.
2. The root of this plant, eaten as a staple food in the tropics only after leaching and drying to remove cyanide. Cassava starch is also the source of tapioca. In both senses also called manioc, yuca.

[Ultimately from Taíno casavi, flour from manioc.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

cassava

(kəˈsɑːvə)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: manioc any tropical euphorbiaceous plant of the genus Manihot, esp the widely cultivated American species M. esculenta (or utilissima) (bitter cassava) and M. dulcis (sweet cassava)
2. (Cookery) a starch derived from the root of this plant: an important food in the tropics and a source of tapioca
[C16: from Spanish cazabe cassava bread, from Taino caçábi]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

cas•sa•va

(kəˈsɑ və)

n., pl. -vas.
1. any of several tropical American plants belonging to the genus Manihot, of the spurge family, having tuberous roots.
2. a nutritious starch from the roots, the source of tapioca.
[1545–55; < Sp cazabe cassava bread or meal < Taino]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

cassava

A root vegetable resembling a large, brown sweet potato.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cassava - a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plantcassava - a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics
tapioca - granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings
amylum, starch - a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles
2.cassava - cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leachingcassava - cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca
tapioca - granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings
bitter cassava, gari, mandioc, mandioca, Manihot esculenta, Manihot utilissima, tapioca plant, manioc - cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
3.cassava - any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch
genus Manihot, Manihot - genus of economically important tropical plants: cassava
bitter cassava, gari, mandioc, mandioca, Manihot esculenta, Manihot utilissima, tapioca plant, manioc - cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca
Manihot dulcis, sweet cassava - South American plant with roots used as a vegetable and herbage used for stock feed
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
نَباتٌ اسْتِوائي يُنْتِجُ تابْيوكا
maniok
maniokplante
kasszava
manjokrunni
manijokas
manioks
maniok
manyok

cassava

[kəˈsɑːvə] Nmandioca f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cassava

[kəˈsɑːvə] n (= plant) → manioc m (= food) → manioc m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cassava

nManiok m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cassava

(kəˈsaːvə) noun
(also tapioca plant) a tropical plant, whose roots yield tapioca.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
Quanto ao SAF que interliga Mt e Mb foram plantadas 36 especies florestais, todas num espacamento 1 m x 1 m, alem de especies de ciclo curto em toda a area com os seguintes espacamentos: guandu (1,0 m x 0,3 m), girassol (1,0 m x 0,5 m), abobora (3,0 m x 3,0 m) banana (3,0 m x 3,0 m), cana (3,0 m x 3,0 m) abacaxi (1,0 m x 0,4 m) e aipim (1,0 m x 0,5m), para fins comerciais e/ou adubacao verde.
Esse estudo teve como objetivo analisar a transmissao de preco da alface crespa e da macaxeira (aipim), tendo sido identificado que ha certa dificuldade para o produtor repassar seus precos para o comercio varejista, o que pode ser associado a perecibilidade do produto.
No levantamento que estamos realizando, identificamos festas como Macumbia; Calefacao Tropicaos; Nao sou daqui; Black Aipim; La Pachanga; La Tabaquera; Batcabunda; Batmacumba; Fuleragem; Noche Latina; Latinafrica; Sonido Tropico, Pilantrage, entre muitas outras (3).
3) Alto IG: Pao branco de forma, pao frances, aipim cozido, melancia, pao arabe, salada de frutas, suco de melao, melao, farofa, farinha lactea etc.
He said of his second home: "Brazil is not Europe or America and can seem more like a foreign planet than a foreign country to the unprepared visitor." His favourite bars and restaurants in Rio are La Maison and Ai and Aipim on Copacabana while his favourite dining spots back in Swansea are La Braseria, La Parrilla and the Anarkali Indian Restaurant.
There are so-called sweet varieties (aipim in Portuguese) and bitter varieties so named for the cyanogenic potential of both roots and leaves, the result of hydrolysis of constitutive cyanogenic glucosides present in widely varying concentrations depending on the variety (Bellotti & van Schoonhoven 1978).
Produtos que cada familia desenvolve, periodo do ano em que planta, produtos que melhor se adequam a fertilidade do solo local e que apresentam maior rentabilidade Familia Produtos que desenvolve Periodos do ano em que planta cada produto 1 Banana, cacau, caja Planta tudo junto 2 Aipim, milho, feijao, gado, Nao tem periodos definidos cacau, caja, banana 3 Manga, laranja, abobora, Geral.