Definition of Manioca

1. Noun. A starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics.

Exact synonyms: Cassava, Cassava Starch, Manioc
Substance meronyms: Tapioca
Generic synonyms: Amylum, Starch



Definition of Manioca

1. manioc [n -S] - See also: manioc

Lexicographical Neighbors of Manioca

manila maguey
manila paper
manila tamarind
manilas
manilla
manilla paper
manillas
manille
manilles
manimals
maniness
maninose
maninoses
manioc
manioca (current term)
maniocas
maniocs
maniped
manipeds
maniphalanx
maniple
maniples
manipulability
manipulable
manipulably
manipulandum
manipular
manipulars
manipulatable

Literary usage of Manioca

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Successful Housekeeper: A Manual of Universal Application, Especially by Milon W. Ellsworth, Tinnie Ellsworth (1882)
"Three tablespoonfuls of manioca, one pint of milk, three eggs, vanilla and sugar to taste; soak the manioca in water till soft; boil the milk; while boiling ..."

2. Valuable Cooking Receipts by Thomas Jefferson Murrey (1880)
"manioca Cream.—Three tablespoonfuls of manioca, one pint of milk, three eggs, vanilla and sugar to taste; soak the manioca in water till soft; boil the milk ..."

3. The Malone Cook Book by Mrs George Hawkins (1917)
"manioca Pudding.— Three tablespoons of manioca, one quart of milk, a very small piece of butter and a little salt; soak the manioca in a pint of milk over ..."

4. The American Pastry Cook: A Book of Perfected Receipts for Making All Sorts by Jessup Whitehead (1894)
"manioca makes pudding quite ... you will not know it frem manioca. The farina or rice pudding receipts will do for it. China ma es a fair showing if rice, ..."

5. The Tour of Africa: Containing a Concise Account of All the Countries in by Catherine Hutton (1821)
"On leaving the road, the view opened on a country planted with manioca, and divided into squares by rows of cashew and mango trees. ..."

6. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"Near Ega are regular tortoise-ponds, called " curral," which yield sufficient support to their owners; the animals are fed with manioca-flour and leguminous ..."

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