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Definition of manioc

manioc
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, or yuca (among numerous regional names) is a woody shrub native to South America of the...
- variety of paracress), and tucupi (a broth made with wild manioc), goma de tapioca manioc), as well as dried shrimps and small yellow peppers. It must...
- 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...
- of beans cooked in sautéed onion, garlic, fat, and salt; dried, toasted manioc flour; a pork chop; fried sausage; breaded and fried plantain; eggs, preferably...
- potatoes were not available, they discovered how to use the native sweet manioc as a replacement. Enslaved Africans also had a role in developing Brazilian...
- stir-fried, chopped collard greens, and a crumbly topping called farofa, made of manioc flour. As a celebratory dish, feijoada is traditionally served on Sa****ay...
- 2002, there were seven prisoners on the island, who grew yams, coconuts, manioc, and bananas to pay for their expenses. "'Atā, prison island for children"...
- Manihot walkerae, commonly known as Walker's manihot, is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae, that is native to the Lower...
- the storage roots of the c****ava plant (Manihot esculenta, also known as manioc), a species native to the North and Northeast regions of Brazil, but whose...
- common in northern Angola, is a paste or porridge of c****ava (also called manioc or yuca), made from c****ava flour. It is gelatinous in consistency and gray...