manioc

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noun man·i·oc \ˈma-nē-ˌäk\
variants: or less commonly

play \ˌman-dē-ˈō-kə\

Definition of manioc

  1. :  cassava

Origin and Etymology of manioc

French manioc & Spanish & Portuguese mandioca, all ultimately from Tupi maniʔóka, mandiʔóka


First Known Use: 1544


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