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amylum

[ am-uh-luhm ]
/ ˈæm ə ləm /
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noun
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Origin of amylum

1550–60; <Latin <Greek ámylon starch. See amylo-
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British Dictionary definitions for amylum

amylum
/ (ˈæmɪləm) /

noun
another name for starch (def. 2)

Word Origin for amylum

Latin, from Greek amulon fine meal, starch, from amulos not ground at the mill, from a- 1 + mulē mill
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