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gum tragacanth

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noun

tragacanth.

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Nearby words

gum plant, gum print, gum resection, gum resin, gum thus, gum tragacanth, gum tree, gum up, gumball, gumbo, gumbo-limbo

Origin of gum tragacanth

First recorded in 1565–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gum tragacanth

  • Two-thirds gum-arabic and one-third gum-tragacanth make a good mucilage.

    Every-Day Errors of Speech|L. P. Meredith