agaroid

noun
ag·​a·​roid | \ ˈa-gə-ˌrȯid \
plural -s

Definition of agaroid

: a substance similar to agar in properties that is obtained from certain red algae (as of the genus Phyllophora)

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First Known Use of agaroid

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Agaroid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agaroid. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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