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Meaning of AGAR-AGAR

Pronunciation:  'âgâr 'âgâr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods
 

AGAR-AGAR is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: agar
 
 See Also: gum, nutrient agar

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \A`gar-a"gar\, n. [Ceylonese local name.]
    A fucus or seaweed much used in the East for soups and
    jellies; Ceylon moss ({Gracilaria lichenoides}).
    
    
  2. \A`gar-a"gar\, n.
    A gelatinlike substance, or a solution of it, prepared from
    certain seaweeds containing gelose, and used in the
    artificial cultivation of bacteria; -- often called {agar},
    by abbreviation.
    
    
 

 

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