sago

[ sey-goh ]
/ ˈseɪ goʊ /

noun

a starchy foodstuff derived from the soft interior of the trunk of various palms and cycads, used in making puddings.

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Origin of sago

1545–55; earlier sagu<Malay
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British Dictionary definitions for sago

sago
/ (ˈseɪɡəʊ) /

noun

a starchy cereal obtained from the powdered pith of a sago palm, used for puddings and as a thickening agent

Word Origin for sago

C16: from Malay sāgū
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