Gum Arabic(redirected from gum acacia)
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Related to gum acacia: Gum tragacanth, guar gum
A gum made from sap of the acacia tree. In the 19th century, it was a major export in parts of east Africa and Sudan. Gum arabic is used in painting and in textiles, as well as in some foodstuff and as a desert on its own.