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mhi peopleizuyoukan
Culinary uisage: Mizu yōkan - a popular Japanese red bean jelly made frae agar
bluid agar plate
Scienteefic usage: A bluid agar plate used tae cultur bacteria an diagnose infection.

Agar or agar-agar is a jelly-lik substance, obtained frae algae.[1] It wis discovered in the late 1650s or early 1660s bi Mino Tarōzaemon in Japan, whaur it is cried kanten.

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  1. Oxford Dictionary of English (2 ed.). 2005.