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Definition of Manioc

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Cassava Cas"sa*va, n. [F. cassave, Sp. cazabe, fr. kasabi, in the language of Hayti.] 1. (Bot.) A shrubby euphorbiaceous plant of the genus Manihot, with fleshy rootstocks yielding an edible starch; -- called also manioc. Note: There are two species, bitter and sweet, from which the cassava of commerce is prepared in the West Indies, tropical America, and Africa. The bitter (Manihot utilissima) is the more important; this has a poisonous sap, but by grating, pressing, and baking the root the poisonous qualities are removed. The sweet (M. Aipi) is used as a table vegetable. 2. A nutritious starch obtained from the rootstocks of the cassava plant, used as food and in making tapioca.
Manioc
Manioc Ma"ni*oc, n. [Pg. mandioca, fr. Braz.] (Bot.) The tropical plants (Manihot utilissima, and M. Aipi), from which cassava and tapioca are prepared; also, cassava. [Written also mandioc, manihoc, manihot.]

Meaning of Manioc from wikipedia

- Manihot esculenta, commonly called c****ava (/kəˈsɑːvə/), manioc, yuca, macaxeira, mandioca, and aipim, is a woody shrub native to South America of the...
- the storage roots of the c****ava plant (Manihot esculenta, also known as manioc). This species is native to the north region and central-west region of...
- pre-Columbian po****tion were present, who cultivated maize in the west and manioc in the east. Large parts of the llanos were cultivated through a combination...
- Paris, Pagnerre, 1844. Manioc Schœlcher, Victor. Restauration de la traite des noirs à Natal, Paris, Imprimerie E. Brière, 1877. Manioc Schœlcher, Victor....
- yellow sauce extracted from wild manioc root in Brazil's Amazon jungle. It is also produced as a by-product of manioc flour manufacture. The juice is toxic...
- potato) Ipomoea costata (desert yam) Manihot esculenta (c****ava or yuca or manioc) Mirabilis expansa (mauka or chago) Psoralea esculenta (breadroot, tipsin...
- Resources from Wikiversity Caribbean at Curlie Digital Library of the Caribbean Manioc, open access digital Library, books, images, conferences, articles about...
- Vegetables available during most of the year are potatoes, onions, tomatoes, manioc, cabbage, kale, and dried beans. Fruits such as bananas and papayas are...
- eaten with plantains, bobolo (a Cameroonian dish made of fermented ground manioc or c****ava and wrapped in leaves), etc. Cuisine of Cameroon National dish...
- the highlands of the Amazon Basin. Pottery evidence further suggests that manioc, which remains a staple food today, was being cultivated as early as 2000...
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