amylum

amylum

[am-uh-luhm]
noun
starch ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1550–60; < Latin < Greek ámylon starch. See amylo-

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amylum (ˈæmɪləm)
 
n
another name for starch
 
[Latin, from Greek amulon fine meal, starch, from amulos not ground at the mill, from a-1 + mulē mill]

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amylum am·y·lum (ām'ə-ləm)
n.
See starch.

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