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Synonyms for arrowroot

a nutritive starch obtained from the root of the arrowroot plant

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white-flowered West Indian plant whose root yields arrowroot starch

canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained

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He warns that failing to take action could result in a life of "milk arrowroots and mittens in Bluff"--perish the thought
And at the close of the hill is a flood plain where she plants arrowroots, kales and other vegetables.