a colloidal substance extracted from seaweed, chiefly used as an emulsifying and stabilizing ingredient in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals.
a carbohydrate extracted from carrageen, used to make a beverage, medicine, and jelly, and as an emulsifying and gelling agent (E407) in various processed desserts and drinks
carrageenan car·ra·geen·an or car·ra·geen·in (kār’ə-gē’nən)
Any of a group of closely related colloids derived from several red algae, widely used as a thickening, stabilizing, emulsifying, or suspending agent in pharmaceuticals.
A gelatinous material derived from Irish moss (Chondrus crispus) and other species of red algae. It is widely used as a thickening, stabilizing, emulsifying, or suspending agent in industrial, pharmaceutical, and food products.
a purplish-brown, cartilaginous seaweed, Chondrus crispus, of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America. Irish moss. noun an edible red seaweed, Chondrus crispus, of North America and N Europe Also called Irish moss noun another name for carrageen
a mountain in SW Ireland, in Macgillicuddy’s Reeks: highest peak in Ireland. 3414 feet (1041 meters). noun a mountain in SW Republic of Ireland, in Macgillicuddy’s Reeks in Kerry: the highest peak in Ireland. Height: 1041 m (3414 ft)
Venustiano [be-noos-tyah-naw] /ˌbɛ nusˈtyɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1859–1920, Mexican revolutionary and political leader: president 1915–20. Contemporary Examples Born into poverty, Carranza entered the emerald mines when he was 11. Victor Carranza, Emerald Czar of Colombia, Dies Toby Muse April 19, 2013 Last year I spoke with someone with close personal ties to Carranza. Victor Carranza, […]
a city in NW Tuscany, in NW Italy. Contemporary Examples Carrara marble has been quarried as far back as Roman times and was used by emperors for massive monuments like the Rome Pantheon. Mosque-Building Bin Ladens Buy Marble Once Used for Churches Tom Kington August 3, 2014 Historical Examples Preparations begun for work on tomb […]