Definition of Indian arrowroot
1a : a tropical American arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea) b : starch from this arrowroot —called also West Indian arrowroot
2 [2Indian 1] a : a stemless perennial herb (Tacca leontopetaloides) widely cultivated in the tropics for its starchy tuberous rootstock b : starch from this plant —called also East Indian arrowroot
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