noun. drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material.
1. Verb, base form If these stores don’t carry it, they may carry guar gum instead, which is very similar to xanthan gum. 2. Noun, singular or mass In most cases, ½ to 1 teaspoon of Xanthan gum or guar gum for every one cup of flour is sufficient when used as an egg yolk substitute. 3. Adjective of guar** gum for each cup of gluten free flour used in a recipe to replace each cup of wheat flour and vital wheat gluten in bread and baked goods.