Definition of galactomannan in English:

galactomannan

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of various polysaccharides found in plant gums (especially guar gum), some of which are used as stabilizers in food.

Origin

Late 19th century. From German † Galaktomannan from galacto- (in Galactose) + Mannan.

Pronunciation

galactomannan

/ɡəˌlaktə(ʊ)ˈmanan/