a food substance prepared from cassava in granular, flake, pellet (pearl tapioca) or flour form, used in puddings, as a thickener, etc.
a beadlike starch obtained from cassava root, used in cooking as a thickening agent, esp in puddings
[tap-ee-oh-kuh-plant, -plahnt] /ˌtæp iˈoʊ kəˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt/ noun 1. the cassava, Manihot esculenta.
noun 1. snow pellets.
- Tapioca tea
noun See bubble tea See pearl tea
noun, plural tapirs (especially collectively) tapir. 1. any of several large, stout, three-toed ungulates of the family Tapiridae, of Central and South America, the Malay Peninsula, and Sumatra, somewhat resembling swine and having a long, flexible snout: all species are threatened or endangered. noun (pl) -pirs, -pir 1. any perissodactyl mammal of the genus Tapirus, […]