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arrowroot

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noun ar·row·root \ˈar-ō-ˌrüt, ˈar-ə-, -ˌru̇t\

Medical Definition of arrowroot

  1. 1a:  any plant of the genus Maranta; especially :  one (M. arundinacea) whose roots yield an easily digested edible starchb:  any of several plants (as of the genera Zamia and Curcuma) that yield a similar starch

  2. 2:  starch yielded by an arrowroot




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