manioca

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manioc or manioca (ˈmænɪˌɒk, ˌmænɪˈəʊkə)
 
n
another name for cassava
 
[C16: from Tupi mandioca; earlier form manihot from French, from Guarani mandio]
 
manioca or manioca
 
n
 
[C16: from Tupi mandioca; earlier form manihot from French, from Guarani mandio]

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manioca

noun
a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics [syn: cassava
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