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An old term that has been used for Starch, insect feces, and burnt lees of wine.
Synonyms and Related Terms
starch; fécula (Esp.); fécule (Fr.); amido (It); amylaceous matter
Resources and Citations
- Susan E. Schur, Conservation Terminology: A review of Past & Current Nomenclature of Materials, Technology and Conservation, Spring (p.34-39); Summer (p.35-38); Fall (p.25-36), 1985
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997