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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 periodicals archive ?
My mother used to produce wonderful rice and sago puddings.
Indeed I was brought up on rice pudding - sago pudding too.