manioc

[ man-ee-ok, mey-nee- ]
/ ˈmæn iˌɒk, ˈmeɪ ni- /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. manila rope,
  2. manilla,
  3. manille,
  4. manini,
  5. maninke,
  6. maniple,
  7. manipulable,
  8. manipular,
  9. manipulate,
  10. manipulation

Origin of manioc

1560–70; < Tupi man(d)ioca; replacing manihot < Middle French < Guarani man(d)io

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British Dictionary definitions for manioc

manioc

manioca (ˌmænɪˈəʊkə)

/ (ˈmænɪˌɒk) /

noun

another name for cassava (def. 1)

Word Origin for manioc

C16: from Tupi mandioca; earlier form manihot from French, from Guarani mandio

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Word Origin and History for manioc

manioc

n.

1560s, from Tupi manioch, mandioca, name for the root of the cassava plant.

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