from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun obsolete
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- noun cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca
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Cape Gracias a Dios southward, the eastern coast of America was peopled on its first discovery by much ruder tribes, who did not grow maize, but made bread from the roots of the mandioca (Manihot aipim); and still in British Guiana, on the Lower Amazon, and in north-eastern Brazil, farina made from the roots of the mandioca is the staple food.
Eddie entrou com a carne e Tyson com a super mandioca de fora.
In your country, it may be known by one of the following names: yuca, manioc, tapioca or mandioca.
Woolfe and Woolfe (15) presented an outline on the preparation of Farinha puba, which is also known as farinha de mandioca in Brazil.
A tract of forest had been fired, and this clearing planted with bananas, mandioca, sweet potatoes, etc.
It is difficult to judge of the extent of these _sitio_ plantations, because they are so irregular, and comprise such a variety of trees, -- mandioca, coffee, cacao, and often cotton, being planted pellmell together.
By them we were kindly received, and found that, notwithstanding their extremely sunken condition and abject poverty, they seemed to have mandioca and bananas in abundance.
It was furnished with the large clay ovens, covered with immense shallow copper pans, for drying the farinha, with the troughs for kneading the mandioca, the long straw tubes for expressing the juice, and the sieves for straining the tapioca.
Among the first dishes I had were mandioca root, a black carrion bird, goat's meat, and fox's head.
Other women go around with large wicker trays on their heads, selling _chipá_, the native bread, made from Indian corn, or _mandioca_ root, the staple food of the country.