Definition: Meaning of, arrowroot in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈarə(ʊ)ruːt /

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  1. a type of flour made from the root of a tropical American plant, used in cooking to make sauces thicker
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arrowroot used in phrases

  • American arrowroot (noun)
    1. white-flowered West Indian plant whose root yields arrowroot starch
  • Florida arrowroot (noun)
    1. small tough woody zamia of Florida and West Indies and Cuba; roots and half-buried stems yield an arrowroot
  • Indian arrowroot (noun)
    1. perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australia; cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch
  • Otaheite arrowroot (noun)
    1. a starch obtained from the root of the pia
  • Otaheite arrowroot starch (noun)
    1. a starch obtained from the root of the pia
  • arrowroot family (noun)
    1. tropical perennial herbs with usually starchy rhizomes
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