I have known many able to take gum arabic, either solid or dissolved in water, and retain it, when nothing else could be borne.
For Industry, behold the arrival of pincers, gum arabic, "Pittsburgh cord" at 21c.
The umbrella proved to be fashioned of gum arabic and cobweb.
Use the same for the second coat, with the addition of a little gum arabic.
The gum arabic tree, Acacia vera, has leaves with only two pairs of pinn, but each has eight or ten pairs of small leaflets.
gum arabic is one of the most important of this class of vegetable productions.
Two cupfuls of sugar, one-quarter of a pound of gum arabic, one pint of water.
Pure sugar and gum arabic are white, or nearly so, and require no coloring.
Dextrine is much employed by the French pastrycooks and confectioners; it is a good substitute for gum arabic in medicine.
The sugar and gum arabic powder is excellent for the local irritation.
|gum arabic |
A gum exuded by various African trees of the genus Acacia, especially A. senegal. Gum arabic is used in the preparation of pills and emulsions, in the manufacture of adhesives and candies, and as a thickener and stabilizer of colloids. Gum arabic consists mostly of a mixture of oligosaccharides and heavy glycoproteins.