manioc

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

noun

Origin of manioc

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