amylaceous fecula
Fecula Fec"u*la, n.; pl. {Fecul[AE]} [L.faecula burnt tartar or salt of tartar, dim. of faex, faecis, sediment, dregs: cf. F. f['e]cule.] Any pulverulent matter obtained from plants by simply breaking down the texture, washing with water, and subsidence. Especially: (a) The nutritious part of wheat; starch or farina; -- called also {amylaceous fecula}. (b) The green matter of plants; chlorophyll. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fecula — Fec u*la, n.; pl. {Fecul[AE]} [L.faecula burnt tartar or salt of tartar, dim. of faex, faecis, sediment, dregs: cf. F. f[ e]cule.] Any pulverulent matter obtained from plants by simply breaking down the texture, washing with water, and subsidence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FeculAE — Fecula Fec u*la, n.; pl. {Fecul[AE]} [L.faecula burnt tartar or salt of tartar, dim. of faex, faecis, sediment, dregs: cf. F. f[ e]cule.] Any pulverulent matter obtained from plants by simply breaking down the texture, washing with water, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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