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English definition of “agar”


noun [U] uk   /ˈeɪ.ɡɑːr/ us    /-ɡɑːr/ specialized
a thick, clear substance that comes from seaweed, used for growing organisms such as bacteria in scientific work, and also for making liquids thickerLaboratory equipmentAdditives in food and drinks
(Definition of agar from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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