from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as agar-agar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as agar-agar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic agar


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  • Authors differ much as to the materials of which it is composed: some suppose it to consist of sea-worms, of the mollusca kind; others, of a kind of cuttle-fish, or a glutinous sea-plast called agal-agal.

    Domestic Pleasures, or, the Happy Fire-side

  • They are either white, or red, or black, and are formed chiefly of _agal-agal_ a marine cellular plant.

    Mark Seaworth


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