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Definitions of "ARROWROOT"



Arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea) is a native plant of Brazil that was once commonly grown in Jamaica. It has been used by indigenous peoples in the West Indies and Central America for centuries for both food and medicine. Arrowroot is a starchy root vegetable that can be ground into a flour or powder and used to thicken soups, sauces, and stews. It is also a popular ingredient in baby food and other dietary products.

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posted by anonymous on November 7, 2023