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starch

noun /staːtʃ/
a white food substance found especially in flour, potatoes etc
almidón
Bread contains starch.
a powder prepared from this, used for stiffening clothes.
almidón
starchy adjective like or containing starch
con almidón
cake, biscuits, and other starchy foods.
starchiness noun
almidón
Translations of “starch”
in Korean 녹말가루, 풀…
in Arabic نِشاء…
in French fécule, amidon…
in Italian amido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 澱粉…
in Russian крахмал…
in Turkish nişasta, kola…
in Polish skrobia, krochmal…
in Portuguese amido, goma (para roupa)…
in German die Stärke…
in Catalan midó, fècula…
in Japanese でん粉, 洗濯のり…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 淀粉…
(Definition of starch from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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