Origin of tapioca
Examples from the Web for tapioca
Quite a few of these loafs use potato starch and tapioca starch in attempts to produce a lighter, fluffier product.
Add the other ingredients except the fruit and cook over hot water until the tapioca is clear.Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918)|C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
Wash two-thirds cup of tapioca in four or five waters and then place in a saucepan and add one and one-half cups of water.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book|Mary A. Wilson
I ment we went down to the canteen to get some puddin, rice and tapioca.Love Letters of a Rookie to Julie|Barney Stone
British Dictionary definitions for tapioca
Word Origin for tapioca
Word Origin and History for tapioca
1640s, from Portuguese or Spanish tapioca, from Tupi (Brazil) tipioca, from tipi "residue, dregs" + og, ok "to squeeze out" (from roots of the cassava plant).