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(def 1).
Historical Examples

Of the latter, all such must be avoided which contain a large percentage of amylum.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

Amylaceous, Amyloid, composed of starch (amylum), or starch-like.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

another name for starch (sense 2)

amylum am·y·lum (ām’ə-ləm)
See starch.


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