Meaning of arrowroot
Pronunciation: (ar'ō-rt", -root"), [key]
- a tropical American plant, Maranta arundinacea, the rhizomes of which yield a nutritious starch.
- the starch itself.
- any of several other plants yielding a similar starch.
- the starch of these plants, used in cooking as a binder or thickener.
- arrowroot (Thesaurus)