mandioca

[man-dee-oh-kuh, meyn-]
noun

Origin:
< Spanish, Portuguese < Tupi manioca; cf. manioc

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mandioca

noun
cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca [syn: bitter cassava
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There is also a great version of the fried yucca appetizer, mandioca.
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