Definition of American arrowroot
1. Noun. White-flowered West Indian plant whose root yields arrowroot starch.
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Literary usage of American arrowroot
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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1904)
"American arrowroot. Cassava starch, zamia starch, potato starch, and mixtures are sold under this title. EH Gane. ..."
2. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"So-called American arrowroot consists of one of the other commercial starches, as potato or corn and may be readily detected by means of the microscope ..."
3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"So-called American arrowroot consists of one of the other commercial starches, as potato or corn and may be readily detected by means of the microscope (Fig ..."
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