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sago

/seyga/ [OED, starch prepared from various palms or cycads and used chiefly as food] n. a starchy food prepared from a native plant (Zamia sp?): Ya call it cereal today, but we used to call it sago. Das what dey raise me off was sago (Andros). (Black)

Tags: food, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-07-03 19:25
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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