Origin of maniocFrench from Tupí manioca
Origin of maniocFrench from Tupí mandioca, manioca
(usually uncountable, plural maniocs)
- (countable, uncountable) The tropical plant, Manihot esculenta, from which cassava and tapioca are prepared.
- (uncountable) Cassava root, eaten as a food.
- (uncountable) A food starch prepared from the root.