HyperDic: sterculia_gum

English > 1 sense of the expression sterculia gum:
NOUNsubstancesterculia gum, karaya gumexudate of an Asian tree
English > sterculia gum: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningExudate of an Asian tree; used for finishing textiles and to thicken foodstuffs and cosmetics.
Synonymkaraya gum
BroadergumAny of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants
Spanishsterculia gum
Catalansterculia gum

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