talha gum

tal·​ha gum | \ ˈtalhə- \
variants: or talh gum \ ˈtal-​ \

Definition of talha gum

: a brittle commercial gum arabic obtained from two north African acacias (Acacia stenocarpa and A. seyal)

called also Suakin gum, talca gum

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History and Etymology for talha gum

from native name of Acacia stenocarpa in Sudan

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“Talha gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talha%20gum. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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