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sa·go

 (sā′gō)
n. pl. sa·gos
A powdery starch obtained from the pith of certain palm trees and cycads, used as a staple food chiefly in Asia and as a food thickener.

[Malay sagu, mealy pith.]

sago

(ˈseɪɡəʊ)
n
(Cookery) a starchy cereal obtained from the powdered pith of a sago palm, used for puddings and as a thickening agent
[C16: from Malay sāgū]

sa•go

(ˈseɪ goʊ)

n.
a starch derived from the pith of sago palms and used in making puddings.
[1545–55; earlier sagu < Malay]

Sago

A drink for the sick made by dissolving a spoonful of sago starch in a cup of hot water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sago - powdery starch from certain sago palmssago - powdery starch from certain sago palms; used in Asia as a food thickener and textile stiffener
amylum, starch - a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles
pearl sago - sago ground into small round grains
Translations
ساغو: دَقيق النَّخِل
ságo
sago
szágószágólisztszágópálma
sagu
sagógrjón
サゴヤシサゴ澱粉
sago
sago
Hint irmiğisagu

sago

[ˈseɪgəʊ]
A. Nsagú m
B. CPD sago palm Npalmera f sagú

sago

[ˈseɪgəʊ] n
(= substance) → sagou m
(= dessert) → sagou m au laitsago pudding nsagou m au lait

sago

nSago m

sago

[ˈseɪgəʊ] nsagù m inv

sago

(ˈseigəu) noun
a starchy substance obtained from inside the trunk of certain palm trees; (also adjective). sago pudding.
References in classic literature ?
She found some tiny canisters upon the dresser, labeled "Rice," "Coffee?" "Sago"; but when she turned them upside down there was nothing inside except red and blue beads.
The sago pasty, the artocarpus bread, some mangoes, half a dozen pineapples, and the liquor fermented from some coco-nuts, overjoyed us.
Otsego is said to be a word compounded of Ot, a place of meeting, and Sego, or Sago, the ordinary term of salutation used by the Indians of this region.
Zagorianski, Zagozianski, Madame la Generale de Sago, Madame la Generale de Fourteen Consonants--oh these infernal Russian names!
Among them have been found the Kimiri, native of Sumatra and the peninsula of Malacca; the cocoa-nut of Balci, known by its shape and size; the Dadass, which is planted by the Malays with the pepper-vine, the latter intwining round its trunk, and supporting itself by the prickles on its stem; the soap-tree; the castor-oil plant; trunks of the sago palm; and various kinds of seeds unknown to the Malays settled on the islands.
there stood a strong man, with a mighty hamper, which, being hauled into the room and presently unpacked, disgorged such treasures as tea, and coffee, and wine, and rusks, and oranges, and grapes, and fowls ready trussed for boiling, and calves'-foot jelly, and arrow-root, and sago, and other delicate restoratives, that the small servant, who had never thought it possible that such things could be, except in shops, stood rooted to the spot in her one shoe, with her mouth and eyes watering in unison, and her power of speech quite gone.
RIYADH: The Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) is to import 780,000 tons of feed barley on 13 ships between October and December this year.
Cette remise de kits metier qui a demarre depuis le 14 aout se poursuit dans les localites de Soubre, San pedro, Sassandra, Fresco et Sago. Elle va permettre a ces jeunes stagiaires pour la plupart descolarises d'etre operationnels notamment dans les metiers de la maconnerie, l'electricite auto, froid et climatisation.
Requests for proposals (RFPs) will be issued on 31 July, with four flour mills on offer, which Sago said in an Arabic-language statement on its website "present an attractive opportunity for the private sector".
We then added big balls of sago to the mix, which looked better in the kawa than the usual tiny tapioca pearls.
Capping the second day and the whole weekend of festivities is the unveiling of the biggest mango sago ever in the Philippines.
Nana Sago Akineasen said as a chief, he must lead by example for others to emulate particularly when it comes to the issue of environmental health and issues concerning the general wellbeing of the people.