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.
Meat they hardly touch; rice, maize, curcur, millet and cassava are their ordinary food.
The ground-nuts and cassava hold their own against the grasses for years.
I searched a long time for the cassava root, which I knew the Indians in that climate made their bread of, but all in vain.
They brought us cassava and fruit, these Indians; they swarmed about us in their canoes.
The manioc root, of which cassava bread is made, also grows abundantly here, and basket work is rather an important industry too.
"Then let her give us some cassava," and lighted a fresh cigar.
The German traveler Humboldt drank it from the shell of a calabash, and the natives dip their bread of maize or cassava in it.
1560s, from French cassave, Spanish casabe, or Portuguese cassave, from Taino (Haiti) caçabi. Earlier in English as cazabbi (1550s).