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manioc

[man-ee-ok, mey-nee-] /ˈmæn iˌɒk, ˈmeɪ ni-/
noun
1.
Origin of manioc
1560-1570
1560-70; < Tupi man(d)ioca; replacing manihot < Middle French < Guarani man(d)io
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manioc

/ˈmænɪˌɒk/
noun
1.
another name for cassava (sense 1)
Word Origin
C16: from Tupi mandioca; earlier form manihot from French, from Guarani mandio
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Word Origin and History for manioc
n.

1560s, from Tupi manioch, mandioca, name for the root of the cassava plant.

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