amylum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin amylum, from Ancient Greek ἄμυλον (ámulon), from ἀ- (a-, privative) +‎ μύλη (múlē, mill).

Noun[edit]

amylum (uncountable)

  1. starch

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄμυλον (ámulon), from ἀ- (a-, privative) +‎ μύλη (múlē, mill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amylum n (genitive amylī); second declension

  1. starch
  2. gruel
  3. fine meal

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative amylum amyla
genitive amylī amylōrum
dative amylō amylīs
accusative amylum amyla
ablative amylō amylīs
vocative amylum amyla

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