locust bean

noun

Definition of locust bean

: carob

Examples of locust bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eight that made the cut: beta-glucan soluble fiber, psyllium husk (the stuff found in Metamucil), cellulose, guar gum, pectin, locust bean gum, hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, and cross linked phosphorylated RS4. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 12 July 2019 The creamy texture, thanks to the beautiful food science that is locust bean gum and other emulsifiers, ends on a near slimy note, reminiscent of the inside of the cardboard chocolate milk carton. Alex Beggs, Bon Appetit, 14 Mar. 2018 September 1977) Cream cheese usually contains one or more of a trio of ingredients—xanthan gum, guar gum, and locust bean gum—that help thicken and stabilize it. Popular Mechanics, 5 Jan. 2018 Eight that made the cut: beta-glucan soluble fiber, psyllium husk (the stuff found in Metamucil), cellulose, guar gum, pectin, locust bean gum, hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, and cross linked phosphorylated RS4. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 12 July 2019 The creamy texture, thanks to the beautiful food science that is locust bean gum and other emulsifiers, ends on a near slimy note, reminiscent of the inside of the cardboard chocolate milk carton. Alex Beggs, Bon Appetit, 14 Mar. 2018 September 1977) Cream cheese usually contains one or more of a trio of ingredients—xanthan gum, guar gum, and locust bean gum—that help thicken and stabilize it. Popular Mechanics, 5 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of locust bean

1731, in the meaning defined above

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“Locust bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locust%20bean. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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