Sago meaning

sāgō
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A powdery starch obtained from the pith of certain palm trees and cycads, used as a staple food chiefly in Asia and as a food thickener.
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An edible starch, also used in sizing textiles, prepared from the pith of the trunk of certain palms, from the underground stems of certain cycads, as the coontie, or from some other plants.
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Any of the palms that yield sago, esp. a Malayan tree (Metroxylon sagu)
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A powdered starch obtained from certain palms used as a food thickener.
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Any of the palms from which sago is extracted.
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Origin of sago

  • Malay sagu mealy pith

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Malay sagu, via Portuguese or Dutch.

    From Wiktionary