yuca

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noun yu·ca \ˈyü-kə\

Definition of yuca

  1. :  cassava

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Origin and Etymology of yuca

New Latin jucca, from Taino yuca


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of yuca Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about yuca


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