of the nature of starch; starchy.

1820–30; amyl- + -aceous Unabridged
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amylaceous (ˌæmɪˈleɪʃəs)
of or resembling starch

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amylaceous am·y·la·ceous (ām'ə-lā'shəs)
Of, relating to, or resembling starch; starchy.

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Processes involving the cooking or softening of grain or amylaceous plant material by liquid or steam treatment.
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