Another term for guar.
- Examples include guar gum (derived from the Indian cluster bean, Cyamopsis tetragonolobus), glucomannan, and psyllium (derived from the seed husk of Plantago psyllium).
- Others, like gum guar (obtained from the cluster bean), or locust bean gum (from the locust bean,), come from seedpods.
- The guar, or cluster bean, provides a gum that has 8 times the thickening power of cornstarch.
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Syllabification: clus·ter bean
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