tapioca

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tap·i·o·ca

noun \ˌta-pē-ˈō-kə\

: the small, white grains of the cassava plant

: a dessert made by cooking tapioca grains usually with milk, eggs, and sugar

Full Definition of TAPIOCA

1
:  a usually granular preparation of cassava starch used especially in puddings and as a thickening in liquid food; also :  a dish (as pudding) containing tapioca
2
:  cassava

Origin of TAPIOCA

Portuguese, from Tupi t i̵p i̵ʔóka
First Known Use: 1707

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