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  • n. carrageenan

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mucilaginous constituent of carrageen, represented by some chemists under the formula C12H20O10, and, like starch, sugar, etc., appearing to be a carbohydrate. Also caragenin, lichinin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a colloidal extract from carrageen seaweed and other red algae


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  • For instance, the GSP (ph) privileges that we have been able to enjoy since my last visit with President Bush, we've been able to enjoy about a billion dollars a year, and again reinforce now, in GSP (ph) privileges, and if we get to include things like carrageenin in the GSP (ph) list as we are negotiating now, that's going to give a lot of work to all those people in the coastal areas of Mindanao, especially the areas which I said are the poorest provinces in our country.

    CNN Transcript May 19, 2003


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