guar gum


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guar gum

n.
A gum obtained from the ground endosperm of guar seeds, used as a thickening, stabilizing, or emulsifying agent in foods, pharmaceuticals, and industrial products.
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Noun1.guar gum - a gum from seeds of the guar plant; used to thicken foods and as sizing for paper and cloth
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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