Manioc meaning

mănē-ōkə
(countable, uncountable) The tropical plant, Manihot esculenta, from which cassava and tapioca are prepared.
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(uncountable) A food starch prepared from the root.
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(uncountable) Cassava root, eaten as a food.
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Origin of manioc

  • French from Tupí mandioca, manioca

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French manioc and Spanish mandioca, ultimately from Old Tupi manioka.

    From Wiktionary