a starchy foodstuff derived from the soft interior of the trunk of various palms and cycads, used in making puddings.
a starchy cereal obtained from the powdered pith of a sago palm, used for puddings and as a thickening agent
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In the matter of sago, for instance, which swells so when cooked.
The other staple of their existence is a gruel made from the sago palm.
Clutch-shaped, it was deftly fashioned from natural-colored, dried sago palm fibers and worked in a herringbone pattern.
Sago pondweed presence was treated as an indicator variable.