Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun amylum

1 sense of amylum

Sense 1
starch, amylum -- (a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles)
       => polysaccharide, polyose -- (any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules)

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