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1. arrowroot

noun. ['ˈɛroʊˌruːt'] white-flowered West Indian plant whose root yields arrowroot starch.

Synonyms

  • maranta
  • obedience plant
  • American arrowroot

Etymology

  • arrow (English)
  • earh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • root (English)
  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Arrowroot

  • bitterroot
  • breadfruit
  • grapefruit

Example sentences of the word arrowroot


1. Noun, singular or mass
Also, like arrowroot, it may be used in liquids that you plan to freeze after thickening.

2. arrowroot

noun. ['ˈɛroʊˌruːt'] a nutritive starch obtained from the root of the arrowroot plant.

Synonyms

  • amylum

Etymology

  • arrow (English)
  • earh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • root (English)
  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. arrowroot

noun. ['ˈɛroʊˌruːt'] canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained.

Synonyms

  • achira
  • Canna edulis
  • Canna indica
  • canna

Etymology

  • arrow (English)
  • earh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • root (English)
  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
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