a plant, Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, of the legume family, grown as a forage crop and for its seeds, which produce a gum (guar gum) used as a thickening agent and stabilizer in foods and pharmaceuticals and as sizing for paper and cloth.
a leguminous Indian plant, Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, grown as a fodder crop and for the gum obtained from its seeds
Also called guar gum. a gum obtained from the seeds of this plant, used as a stabilizer and thickening agent in food (E412) and as sizing for paper
[gwuh-rah-chuh; Spanish gwah-rah-chah] /gwəˈrɑ tʃə; Spanish gwɑˈrɑ tʃɑ/ noun, plural guarachas [gwuh-rah-chuh z; Spanish gwah-rah-chahs] /gwəˈrɑ tʃəz; Spanish gwɑˈrɑ tʃɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. a vigorous Cuban dance in triple meter. 2. the music for this dance.
[gwahr-uh-nah, gwahr-uh-nah] /ˌgwɑr əˈnɑ, ˈgwɑr əˌnɑ/ noun 1. a woody, climbing shrub Paullinia cupana, of the soapberry family, growing in parts of South America, having seeds that contain caffeine and are used in soft drinks. 2. a drink containing extract of guarana seed.
[gwahr-uh-nee, gwahr-uh-nee] /ˌgwɑr əˈni, ˈgwɑr əˌni/ noun, plural guarani, guaranis. 1. a paper money and monetary unit of Paraguay, equal to 100 centimos. [gwahr-uh-nee] /ˌgwɑr əˈni/ noun, plural Guaranis, Guaranies (especially collectively) Guarani. 1. a member of an Indian people now living principally in Paraguay. 2. a language belonging to the Tupi-Guarani family of languages […]
[gar-uh n-tee] /ˌgær ənˈti/ noun 1. a promise or assurance, especially one in writing, that something is of specified quality, content, benefit, etc., or that it will perform satisfactorily for a given length of time: a money-back guarantee. 2. an assurance that another’s obligation will be fulfilled, or something presented as such security; (defs 1, […]