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From Portuguese tapioca, from Tupian/Old Tupi tipi'óka, tipioca (“that which is squeezed out of cassava").
Portuguese from Tupí typióca ty juice pyá heart oca to remove
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Then followed rice pudding, tapioca, and some other farinaceous ditto, rhubarb tarts, &c.
Sugar-cane, maize, tapioca and other similar products are grown, however, in smaller quantities.
The fattening starches such as corn, wheat, potato or tapioca used to hold dry kibble together could also be contributing to the epidemic of obesity and other health issues in our dogs and cats.
Over the 10 years to 1985, thousands of square kilometers of rainforest were cleared in order to grow tapioca for the ECs livestock.
The bags are partially made from tapioca starch, the same product used as a sweetener in baked goods and tapioca pudding.
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