British gum

noun

Definition of British gum

: dextrin especially : dextrin produced by heating starch sometimes with small amounts of acid or alkali and used as size for paper and textiles and as an adhesive

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“British gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/British%20gum. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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