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cassava any of several tropical American plants with a tuberous root that yields a nutritive starch. [2 definitions]
casserole a dish, often deep and covered, in which food can be baked and served. [3 definitions]
cassette a compact case for film, or audio or video tape, used to facilitate leading a camera or recorder.
cassia a tropical Asian tree or its bark which yields a variety of cinnamon. [2 definitions]
cassimere a twilled or plain wool worsted, used for men's suits.
cassino a game of cards in which cards that are face up on the table can be claimed by players with matching cards in their hands.
Cassiopeia a circumpolar constellation in the northern sky, located between Perseus and Cepheus. [2 definitions]
cassiterite a mineral ore, tin dioxide, that is the principal source of tin.
Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. birth name of Muhammad Ali, U.S. boxer and international political activist who won the world heavyweight championship three times.
cassock an ankle-length gown worn by clergymen and other participants in Christian church services.
cassowary any of several very large flightless birds of Australia and New Guinea that have a bony projection on the top of the head and face.
cast to throw or fling. [18 definitions]
castable combined form of cast.
castanet one of a pair of slightly concave wooden or ivory instruments, held in the hand and clicked together to provide rhythmic accompaniment, esp. to certain Spanish dances.
castaway one who has been shipwrecked. [2 definitions]
caste one of the four hereditary classes into which Hindu society is divided. [4 definitions]
castellated constructed with turrets and battlements like a castle. [2 definitions]
caster someone or something that casts. [3 definitions]
caste system a social structure in which one's class is determined by heredity.
castigate to punish or rebuke, as with severe public criticism; chastise.
castigation the act of rebuking, severely criticizing, or punishing, especially in a public forum.