cassareep

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cassareep a flavoring made by boiling down the juice of the bitter cassava; used in West Indian cooking
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cassareep kăs"sȧ*rēp 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cassareep A sauce made of cassava or maniocroot.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cassareep kas′a-rēp a sauce or condiment made from the juice of the cassava, the chief ingredient in the West Indian pepper-pot.
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Usage

In literature:

Cassareep was originally an Indian preparation.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
The birds, soon ready for the pot, were in a few minutes boiling away among the "cassareep" and peppers.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. II, No. X., March 1851" by Various
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