agar
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This word may also be spelled "agar-agar.”
agar(
a
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gar
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el agar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Agar is used as an ingredient in deserts in Asia.El agar se usa como ingrediente de los postres en Asia.
b. el agar-agar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We used agar as a medium for an experiment in our biology class.Utilizamos agar-agar como medio para un experimento en la clase de biología.
c. el agaragar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Gelatin comes from animals, but agar is a vegan alternative made from seaweed.La gelatina proviene de los animales, pero el agaragar es una alternativa vegana a base de algas marinas.
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agar-agar [ˌeɪɡəˈeɪɡəʳ]
noun
gelatina (f); agar-agar (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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