How Do You Spell YUCA?
The word "yuca" is often misspelled as "yucca." However, the correct spelling is "yuca" with one "c." The phonetic transcription for "yuca" is [ˈjuː.kə], while for "yucca" it is [ˈjʌk.ə]. The confusion between the two words may arise from their similar pronunciation, but they refer to different things. "Yuca" is a root vegetable commonly used in Latin American cuisine, while "yucca" is a type of plant known for its long, pointed leaves.