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amylaceous

[am-uh-ley-shuh s]
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adjective
  1. of the nature of starch; starchy.

Origin of amylaceous

First recorded in 1820–30; amyl- + -aceous
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amylaceous

adjective
  1. of or resembling starch
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amylaceous in Medicine

amylaceous

(ăm′ə-lāshəs)
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or resembling starch; starchy.
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