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trag•a•canth



Pronunciation: (trag'u-kanth", traj'-), [key]
n.
a gummy substance derived from various low, spiny, Asian shrubs belonging to the genus Astragalus, of the legume family, esp. A. gummifer: used to impart firmness to pills and lozenges, stiffen calicoes, etc. Also called gum tragacanth.

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