Definition of Ghatti
1. Noun. An Indian gum from the dhawa tree; used as a substitute for gum arabic.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ghatti
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Literary usage of Ghatti
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Druggist (1890)
"ghatti gum was described, and Mr. Mander and Mr. Prebble were quoted for ... The author did not regard ghatti gum with so much favor as Mr. Mander, ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"ghatti gum appears in somewhat dullish looking tears of a light brown color ... The mucilage given by any ghatti gum is decidedly mofe viscid than that from ..."
3. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(a) Gum ghatti (Indian gum) is an exudate from wounds in the bark of Anogeissus latifolia, a large tree found in the dry deciduous forests of India and ..."
4. Annals and Antiquities of Rajast'han, Or the Central and Western Rajpoot by James Tod (1873)
"Partly from the gradual ascent of the valley, and from the depression of the ridge, we formed rather a mean opinion of the pass (ghatti); but this feeling ..."