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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 ?
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.
Conducted by Zainab Ngaini and colleagues at the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, the study found that when sago waste (consisting primarily of cellulose and lignin) is chemically modified using fatty acid derivatives, the resulting material is more hydrophobic than untreated sago waste, implying that it has less affinity for water and an excellent affinity for oil.
The children of the community will appreciate the fact that Sago Village is within walking distance to Odessa Elementary School.
Sago is to resign from his post in June and serve as an advisory director and vice chairman until he departs the firm by March 31.
The present work sets out the characterizations of TPS from sago starch plasticized with glycerol as well as plasticized starch reinforced MMT nanocomposite through x-ray diffraction, fourier infrared analysis and surface morphology.
The Sago Sago studio will remain in Toronto, marking Toca Boca parent company Bonnier AB's first entrance into the Canadian market.
Homes at Sago range from approximately 1,750 to 2,050 square feet with three to four bedrooms and 2.
Many scientometric studies have appeared in the literature focusing on the performance of science in the field of Sago.