- of the nature of starch; starchy.
Origin of amylaceous
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For this purpose, almost every amylaceous vegetable at once plentiful and cheap has, in its turn, been eagerly appropriated.
Amylaceous, Amyloid, composed of starch (amylum), or starch-like.The Elements of Botany
Next in order to the saccharine foods as the source of indigestion in gouty persons come the amylaceous aliments.
The saccharine, or amylaceous substances constitute the most abundant of the proximate constituents of plants.The Stock-Feeder's Manual
Charles Alexander Cameron
Like the other amylaceous substances, it forms a valuable and nutritious article of food for the invalid.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom
P. L. Simmonds
- of or resembling starch
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- Of, relating to, or resembling starch; starchy.
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