manioc


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manioc:

see cassavacassava
or manioc
, name for many species of the genus Manihot of the family Euphorbiaceae (spurge family). The roots, which resemble sweet potatoes and are eaten in much the same way, yield cassava starch, a staple food in the tropics.
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manioc

[′man·ē‚äk]
(botany)
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La consommation excessive de boisson de manioc purifie son corps en expulsant les esprits malins attires par sa condition.
Microscopic analysis of the grains identified examples of manioc, arrowroot, and yams, the researchers report in the Oct.
These results are similar to those of the Family Budget Survey (POF) in the years 200203 and 2008-09, which identified a declining consumption of fruits and vegetables, becoming insufficient, and excess calories from sugar and saturated fat in the diet of Brazilians, as well as a greater consumption of rice, beans, legumes, roots and tubers in rural areas and manioc flour in the Northeast.
During the colonial period, that region provided the bulk of Bahia's staple manioc (Manihot esculenta) flour.
Ainsi, les Palikur racontent comment ils ont appris les techniques de la vannerie d'un ancetre marie a une femme oiseau Cassique cul-jaune (Cassicus cela), une espece qui niche en colonie dans des nids de fibres vegetales en forme de bourse accroches a un arbre et possedant une ouverture par le haut, forme que les Palikur associent aux presses a manioc.
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There are a few ingredients that are important to the whole country; for example, cassava or manioc.
The animals were supplemented with experimental concentrates with different percentages of ground corn and with ground and dehydrated whole manioc root, isonitrogenous and isoenergetic, at levels 0, 25, 50, 75 and 100%.
Everything they planted failed except manioc which was only good for
My favourite dishes in the book are the Baby Pork Ribs in Malbec and Bras manioc, followed by the Scallops and Crispy Mango.
The price of manioc, a staple, has risen by 20 per cent since November, while beef has more than doubled in price as cattle farmers have fled to the bush.