maranta definition

  • noun:
    • some of a number of tropical American flowers for the genus Maranta, including the arrowroot, having slim, ovate, often spotted leaves and unusual plants.
    • An edible starch created from these flowers.
    • A genus of monocotyledonous flowers associated with normal order Zingiberace┼ô, particular the tribe Marante┼ô.
    • [lowercase] A plant with this genus.
    • some of numerous herbs of genus Maranta having tuberous starchy origins and large sheathing departs

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