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manioc

[man-ee-ok, mey-nee-] /ˈmæn iˌɒk, ˈmeɪ ni-/
noun
1.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Tupi man(d)ioca; replacing manihot < Middle French < Guarani man(d)io
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Examples for manioc
  • If you think durian isn't right for you, try manioc.
  • Serve with white rice, manioc flour and carrots slices toasted in butter, and fried breaded banana.
  • It usually starts with chili peppers and maybe a few manioc plants for greens.
  • It primarily uses corn, and in smaller proportions sorghum, manioc and sugarcane as feedstocks.
  • There is also research on the use of grains and manioc.
British Dictionary definitions for manioc

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