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Oxford dictionary definition of the word manioca:
Also called: manioc. any tropical euphorbiaceous plant of the genus Manihot, esp the widely cultivated American species M. esculenta (or utilissima) (bitter cassava) and M. dulcis (sweet cassava)
a starch derived from the root of this plant: an important food in the tropics and a source of tapioca
C16: from Spanish cazabe cassava bread, from Taino caçábi
Example Sentences Including ‘cassava’
(c) Almonds, cassava and other plants contain cyanide which interferes with tissue respiration.
Mayes, Adrienne THE DICTIONARY OF NUTRITIONAL HEALTH
A couple of girls with better shoulder muscle definition than a pro boxer took it in turns to pound cassava.
Robert Wilson INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
A decade ago his work helped to save Africa from famine caused by a South American mealy bug that was devastating the cassava crop.
NEW SCIENTIST (1998)
An injection of funds just might allow the museum to do for whitefly what it did for its relation, the cassava mealy bug, in the 1980s.
TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES (2002)
Basic food crops for the poor – including cassava , potatoes, rice and wheat – have received little attention from scientists, it said.
However they are also looking into the possibility that pesticides may have been accidentally mixed with the cassava.
THE ADVERTISER, SUNDAY MAIL (2005)
I can’t eat fish-head soup or grass cutter,’ she said, `I can’t stomach manioc or cassava.
Robert Wilson A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
The children were given deep-fried roots from the cassava plant by a pal who bought them from a street vendor.
SUN, NEWS OF THE WORLD (2005)
Women with their mangoes and cassava , two mubende goats, stolen schoolbooks, rags and chickens.
Dexter Petley WHITE LIES (2003)