Definitions for karaya gumkəˈraɪ ə

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word karaya gum

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ka•ra′ya gum`kəˈraɪ ə(n.)

  1. the dried exudate of an Asian tree, Sterculia urens, used for finishing textiles and as a thickening agent in cosmetics and foodstuffs.

    Category: Plants

Origin of karaya gum:

1890–95; < Hindi karāl, karāyal resin

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sterculia gum, karaya gum(noun)

    exudate of an Asian tree; used for finishing textiles and to thicken foodstuffs and cosmetics

Wiktionary

  1. karaya gum(Noun)

    a gum extracted from the trees of the Sterculia genus, used as a food additive and denture adhesive

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Karaya Gum

    Polysaccharide gum from Sterculia urens (STERCULIA). It is used as a suspending or stabilizing agent in foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; a bulk-forming laxative; a surgical lubricant and adhesive; and in the treatment of skin ulcers.

Translation

Find a translation for the karaya gum definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these karaya gum definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"karaya gum." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/karaya gum>.

Are we missing a good definition for karaya gum?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for karaya gum: