borrowed from Malay, name for the red alga from which it is extracted
1820, in the meaning defined above
“Agar-agar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agar-agar. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.
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