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amylum

[am-uh-luh m] /ˈæm ə ləm/
noun
1.
starch (def 1).
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; < Latin < Greek ámylon starch. See amylo-
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British Dictionary definitions for amylum

amylum

/ˈæmɪləm/
noun
1.
another name for starch (sense 2)
Word Origin
Latin, from Greek amulon fine meal, starch, from amulos not ground at the mill, from a-1 + mulē mill
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amylum in Medicine

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

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