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araro : arrowroot (n.) [tanom]
Synonyms: alaro

Derivatives of araro

n. (substance)1. arrowroota nutritive starch obtained from the root of the arrowroot plant.
~ amylum, starcha 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.
n. (plant)2. american arrowroot, arrowroot, maranta arundinaceae, obedience plantwhite-flowered West Indian plant whose root yields arrowroot starch.
~ marantaany of numerous herbs of the genus Maranta having tuberous starchy roots and large sheathing leaves.
n. (plant)3. achira, arrowroot, canna edulis, canna indica, indian shotcanna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained.
~ cannaany plant of the genus Canna having large sheathing leaves and clusters of large showy flowers.