Agar-agar

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Description

The word 'agar' means seaweed. When a word is doubled, as in agar-agar, most translations take this as a superlative form of the word. Thus, 'agar-agar' means 'best agar' or 'best seaweed'. Current usage drops the repeated term.

Synonyms and Related Terms

given as preferred term in AAT

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