Definition for SA'GO

SA'GO, n.

A dry mealy substance or granulated paste, imported from Java, the Philippine and Molucca isles, &c. It is the prepared pith of several different plants, as the Sagus Rumphii or Metroxylum Sagus, a palm, and Cycas circinalis, a plant intermediate between palms and ferns, &c. It is much used as an article of diet for the sick.

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