Meaning of “tapioca” in the English Dictionary

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"tapioca" in British English

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tapiocanoun [ U ]

uk /ˌtæp.iˈəʊ.kə/ us /ˌtæp.iˈoʊ.kə/

small, hard pieces of the dried and crushed root of the cassava plant, usually cooked with milk and sugar to make a sweet food:

tapioca pudding

(Definition of “tapioca” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)