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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A nutritive starch obtained from a part of the plant for which it is named.

Usage examples (31)
  • The term arrowroot is said to be derived from the fact that the natives of the West Indies use the roots of the plant as an application to wounds made by poison arrows.
  • Stir in arrowroot starch and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes, until thickened.
  • Another reason that arrowroot is called for in recipes is that it is extremely digestible, moreso than regular wheat flour.
  • A kind of arrowroot of very good quality was sent to the Great for more
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