how to pronounce arrowroot


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arrowroot is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of arrowroot


  1. Maranta arundinacea from the Marantaceae family, a large perennial herb native to the Caribbean area with green leaves about 15 centimeters long.
  2. Usually preceded by an attributive word: some other plant the rhizomes of which are used to prepare a substance similar to arrowroot (sense 3), such as Zamia integrifolia (Florida arrowroot) or Pueraria montana var. lobata (Japanese arrowroot or kudzu).
  3. A starchy substance obtained from the rhizomes of an arrowroot plant used as a thickener.

arrowroot frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word arrowroot occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics arrowroot can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that arrowroot can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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