Definition of agar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

agar

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈeɪɡɑː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeɪɡɑːr//
 
(also agar-agar)[uncountable]
 
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a substance like jelly, used by scientists for growing cultures Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Malay.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: agar