bitter cassava

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Noun1.bitter cassava - cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stemsbitter cassava - cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca
cassiri - a drink resembling beer; made from fermented cassava juice
casava, cassava - any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch
cassava, manioc - cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca
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The aim of the study was, therefore, to standardize mahewu fermentation and compare whether fermenting sweet or bitter cassava, the variety of cassava fermented, or the iron compound used for fortification affected the final product.
Other contributors have taken greater liberties, arguing that Rouse was incorrect in asserting that bitter cassava was a major foodstuff at St.
There are two main categories of cassava depending on their hydrocyanic acid content: sweet cassava (for direct consumption of the tuber) and bitter cassava (for making starch and other derivatives).