Alternative forms Edit
- Manioc (Manihot esculenta), a tropical plant which is the source of tapioca.
- Synonym: yuca
- Tapioca, a starchy pulp made with manioc roots.
- 1677, Thomas Holyoke [i.e., Thomas Holyoake], “Jucca”, in A Large Dictionary: In Three Parts: I. The English before the Latin, [...] II. The Latin before the English, [...] III. The Proper Names of Persons, Places, and Other Things Necessary to the Understanding of Historians and Poets. [...], London: Printed for W[illiam] Rawlins, for G[eorge] Sawbridge, W[illiam] Place, T[homas] Basset, T[homas] Dring, J[ohn] Leigh, and J[ohn] Place, →OCLC:
- Jucca, ſive Yucca Peruana. The root whereof the bread Caſua, or Cazava is made.
Derived terms Edit
manioc, the source of tapioca
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