Sometimes the attacks happen on their way to and from the market or their cassava fields.
A quick turn at a small stand of banana palms and cassava plants led us to a clearing and, then, back centuries.
When a friend had potato greens for lunch, I traded her some of my cassava leaves.
1560s, from French cassave, Spanish casabe, or Portuguese cassave, from Taino (Haiti) caçabi. Earlier in English as cazabbi (1550s).