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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Starch prepared from corn grains, used industrially and as a thickener in cooking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A very fine starch powder derived from corn (maize) used in cooking as a thickener, to keep things from sticking, or as an anti-caking agent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Starch made from Indian corn, esp. a fine white flour used for puddings, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Starch made from Indian corn.
  • n. A flour made from the starchy part of Indian corn, used for puddings, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. starch prepared from the grains of corn; used in cooking as a thickener


corn +‎ starch (Wiktionary)



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