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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, 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...
- areas throughout Panama and South America. Cauim is made by fermenting manioc (a large starchy root), or maize, sometimes flavored with fruit juices....
- 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"...
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