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agal

[uh-gahl] /əˈgɑl/
noun
1.
(among Arabs) a cord wound around a kaffiyeh to hold it in place.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < dialectal Arabic ʿagāl, variant of ʿiqāl cord, rope
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  • Phosphorus, orthophosphate--Dense agal blooms or rapid plant growth can occur in waters rich in phosphorus.
  • However in normal agal practice it is rare to use only a single pesticide.

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