noun. 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.
- Otaheite arrowroot starch
- Otaheite arrowroot
- cassava starch
- ἄμυλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- μύλη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))