from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A starch or arrow-root made from the tubes of an East Indian zinziberaceous plant (Curcuma angustifolia); also, the plant itself.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A starch manufactured from the tubers of an East Indian plant, Curcuma angustifolia, forming the chief arrowroot of India. See Curcuma, 2.
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