tapioca plant


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Noun1.tapioca plant - cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stemstapioca plant - cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca
cassiri - a drink resembling beer; made from fermented cassava juice
casava, cassava - any of several plants of the genus Manihot having fleshy roots yielding a nutritious starch
cassava, manioc - cassava root eaten as a staple food after drying and leaching; source of tapioca
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Vegetarian capsules such as pullulan are made from tapioca plant and offers several advantage over gelatin capsules.
The company achieved this by expertly identifying the tapioca plant as a source of highly functional food ingredients, which are now bringing significant cost savings and nutritional benefits to food manufactures.