cassareep

cassareep

[kas-uh-reep]
noun
the juice of bitter cassava root, boiled down to a syrup and used as a flavoring for food, especially in West Indian cookery.

Origin:
1825–35; apocopated variant of earlier cassarepo < Carib

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cassareep (ˈkæsəˌriːp)
 
n
the juice of the bitter cassava root, boiled down to a syrup and used as a flavouring, esp in West Indian cookery
 
[C19: of Carib origin]

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