[ tap-ee-oh-kuh-plant, -plahnt ]
/ ˌtæp iˈoʊ kəˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt /
the cassava, Manihot esculenta.
6 Portuguese Terms We Wish Existed in EnglishSometimes we’re at a loss for words, not because we’re speechless, but because no English term lends itself to the situation (or snack) at hand. At those times, we turn to other languages, celebrating them for the concepts we wish we could express so easily in English. Here are some of our favorite words from the Portuguese language. Saudade This untranslatable Portuguese term refers to …
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- tapioca snow,
- tapir mouth,
- tapis vert,
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