mandioca [man-dee-oh-kuh, meyn-] ExamplesWord Origin noun
Origin of mandioca Spanish, Portuguese Tupi manioca; cf. manioc Examples from the Web for mandioca Historical Examples of mandioca
A tray of mandioca root, farinha, was set in the hot sun to dry.
H. M. Tomlinson
He feeds on leaves and many kinds of fruit, and sometimes does much injury in the mandioca fields of the Indians.
The most interesting subject connected with our trip was the cultivation and preparation of the mandioca.
To plant a field of mandioca, the stems of the old plants are cut into bits about four inches long, and stuck in the ground.
The mandioca or cassava (Manihot utilissima) from which it is made is supposed to be indigenous, though it is not found wild.