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Overview of noun starches

The noun starches has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. starches

(foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread))


Overview of noun starch

The noun starch has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. starch, amylum

(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 textiles)

2. starch

(a commercial preparation of starch that is used to stiffen textile fabrics in laundering)


Overview of verb starch

The verb starch has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. starch

(stiffen with starch; "starch clothes")

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