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Definition 1: cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for manioc in the sense of this definition

(manioc is a kind of ...) any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch

(manioc is a part of ...) cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca

(manioc is made of the substance ...) a drink resembling beer; made from fermented cassava juice

Definition 2: cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for manioc in the sense of this definition

(manioc is a kind of ...) (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground

(... is part of manioc) cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca

(manioc is made of the substance ...) granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings

Definition 3: a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for manioc in the sense of this definition

(manioc is a kind of ...) a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles

(... is made of the substance manioc) granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings

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