noun \ˈar-ō-ˌrüt, ˈar-ə-, -ˌrt\

Definition of ARROWROOT

a : any plant of the genus Maranta; especially : one (M. arundinacea) whose roots yield an easily digested edible starch b : any of several plants (as of the genera Zamia and Curcuma) that yield a similar starch
: starch yielded by an arrowroot

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