: a dry granulated or powdered starch prepared from the pith of a sago palm and used in foods and as textile stiffening
Recent Examples on the Web My sago was reborn! —Steve Bender, Southern Living, 4 Mar. 2021 Knight allowed a run on one hit and one walk with two strikeouts to lower his ERA at Bowie to 2.40 in three appearances and continue to show he’s refined whatever ailed him two summer sago. —Jon Meoli, baltimoresun.com, 22 June 2021 By 10,000 years ago, the folks in the lowlands were growing sago and manipulating other vegetation such as wild rice, Hunt says. —Karen Coates, Discover Magazine, 6 May 2016 If the plant is large, equipment is needed to lift and move the sago as the root balls are heavy. —Tom Maccubbin, Orlando Sentinel, 1 Oct. 2022 Some gardeners also report success using a home remedy of solutions made from coffee grounds applied to all parts of the sago and soil near the trunk. —Tom Maccubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 27 Nov. 2021 Many like a multiple trunk sago, but the plants can become congested and full of shoots. —Tom Maccubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 12 June 2021 It is primarily produced in Southeast Asia, where it is used to create desserts like the tapioca-like pudding sago gula melaka and klepon, coconut-coated rice cakes filled with liquid coconut sugar. —Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appetit, 13 Apr. 2018 Check sagos for white cycad scale; control as needed with a natural oil spray. —Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, 31 Mar. 2018 See More
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