manioc [man-ee-ok, mey-nee-] ExamplesWord Origin noun
Origin of manioc 1560–70; Tupi man(d)ioca; replacing manihot Middle French Guarani man(d)io Examples from the Web for manioc Historical Examples of manioc
The roots of the yucca, or manioc plant, grow in bunches like potatoes.
In a single night they devastate a field of cotton, manioc, or sugar-cane.
When her manioc pudding is taken from the fire it is snowy white.
Mary Hazelton Wade
It would make at least a tasty morsel for each, with their manioc bread.
Robert Hamill Nassau
She was carrying a bundle of manioc root on her head, and walked gracefully.
British Dictionary definitions for manioc manioc manioca (ˌmænɪˈəʊkə) noun
- another name for
Word Origin for manioc C16: from Tupi mandioca; earlier form manihot from French, from Guarani mandio Word Origin and History for manioc n.
1560s, from Tupi manioch, mandioca, name for the root of the cassava plant.