Origin of manioc
Examples from the Web for manioc
My wife showed me a large store of potatoes and manioc roots, which she and her children had dug up the evening before.
She must boil the manioc pudding and bake some hippopotamus meat for a hearty meal.Mpuke, Our Little African Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
This acting upon the manioc, the sap burst through the cloth, and flowed on the ground copiously.
And when the calalou was quite cool, she put some manioc flour into each of the plates.Two Years in the French West Indies|Lafcadio Hearn
You went out into the fields, and gathered the manioc tubers, the finest and best.
British Dictionary definitions for manioc
Word Origin for manioc
Word Origin and History for manioc
1560s, from Tupi manioch, mandioca, name for the root of the cassava plant.