guar

noun
\ˈgwär \

Definition of guar 

: a drought-tolerant legume (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba) cultivated in warm regions as a vegetable, for forage, and for its seeds which produce guar gum

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The conditioning agent in the defining cream is glycerin — as old as conditioners come — and the gel is powered by a run-of-the mill anti-frizz compound, guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride. Ashley Weatherford, The Cut, "Meet Your New Favorite Curl Products," 25 Apr. 2018 Locust gum, from carob trees, or guar gum, extracted from guar beans, will help shape and define your curls. Loren Savini, Allure, "4 Expert-Approved Natural Ingredients to Try If Your Hair Is Thinning," 19 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of guar

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for guar

Hindi gvār & Urdu guār

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The first known use of guar was in 1882

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