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Definition: Portland sago
(s[=a]"g[-o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.]
A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much
used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the
sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is
prepared from the stems of several East Indian and Malayan
palm trees, but chiefly from the Metroxylon Sagu
; also from
several cycadaceous plants (Cycas revoluta
, Zamia integrifolia
, a kind of sago prepared from the corms of
the cuckoopint (Arum maculatum
(a) A palm tree which yields sago.
(b) A species of Cycas (Cycas revoluta
(Med.), a morbid condition of the spleen,
produced by amyloid degeneration of the organ, in which a
cross section shows scattered gray translucent bodies
looking like grains of sago.