Sentence Examples with the word arrowroot

The underground stems (rhizomes or tubers) are rich in starch; from that of Arum maculatum Portland arrowroot was formerly extensively prepared by pounding with water and then straining; the starch was deposited from the strained liquid.

Oranges, lemons, grapes, passion fruit, figs, pine-apples, guavas and other fruits grow abundantly; while potatoes, onions, maize and arrowroot can be cultivated.

The bread-fruit, sago, banana, vanilla, ginger, arrowroot and curcuma grow wild.

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Agricultural products are wheat, millet, Indian corn, pulse, arrowroot and many varieties of fruits and vegetables.