The definition of amylum is another word for starch.(noun)
An example of a food that contains amylum is the potato.
See amylum in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L < Gr amylon, starch, short for amylon (aleuron), (meal) not ground at the mill < a-, not + mylē, mill
See amylum in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Greek amulon, starch
Origin: , from
Origin: neuter of amulos, not ground at a mill
Origin: : a-, not; see a-1
Origin: + mulē, mill; see melə- in Indo-European roots.
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