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  Definition of starch
  1. a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textile
  2. stiffen with starch; "starch clothes"
Similar Words: amylum

 

Hyponyms: arum, cassava, cassava starch, manioc, manioca, arrowroot, cornstarch, cornflour, sago, amyloid, Otaheite arrowroot, Otaheite arrowroot starch

 

Derivational Morphology: amylum

 

 
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