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yuca

[yuhk-uh] /ˈyʌk ə/
noun
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Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; < Spanish, said to be < Carib
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  • Also called manioc or yuca cattle: noun: cows and oxen.
  • Step two: bury the foraged things-yuca, squashes, eggs-in the ash.
  • The boatmen munched their left-over yuca, which to the forest dweller is the staff of life.
  • Also, a project of producing ethanol from yuca was diverted into a yuca flour project due to the uncertainty of the yuca supply.

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