algal-algal

noun

al·​gal-al·​gal
ˈal-gəl-ˈal-gəl
plural -s
: agar
especially : agar produced in the Malay archipelago from red algae of the genus Eucheuma

Word History

Etymology

alteration of agar-agar

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of algal-algal was in 1941

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“Algal-algal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/algal-algal. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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