sago

Definitions of sago
  1. noun
    powdery starch from certain sago palms; used in Asia as a food thickener and textile stiffener
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    types:
    pearl sago
    sago ground into small round grains
    type of:
    amylum, starch
    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
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