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- n. A thick black liquid made from cassava root and spices, used medicinally and as a flavouring and preservative.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A condiment made from the sap of the bitter cassava (Manihot utilissima) deprived of its poisonous qualities, concentrated by boiling, and flavored with aromatics. See pepper pot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sauce made of cassava or maniocroot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a flavoring made by boiling down the juice of the bitter cassava; used in West Indian cooking
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Juice - the juice expressed from the tubers during starch production is sometimes concentrated and spices added to obtain a sauce, known as 'cassari po' or 'cassareep' in the West Indies and 'tucupi' in Brazil.
The concentrated juice of the bitter cassava, under the name of cassareep, forms the basis of the West India dish, "pepper pot."
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