agar: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ä'gär, ag'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda gelatinlike product of certain seaweeds, used for solidifying certain culture media, as a thickening agent for ice cream and other foods, as a substitute for gelatin, in adhesives, as an emulsifier, etc.
  2. a culture medium having an agar base.


Pronunciation: (ā'gär), [key]
— n. Douay Bible.
  1. Hagar.
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