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floridean starch

[ fluh-rid-ee-uhn ]
/ fləˈrɪd i ən /
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noun Biochemistry.

the sugar-storing polysaccharide of red algae.

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Origin of floridean starch

First recorded in 1900–05; from New Latin Florideæ (an order of algae) + -an
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