degum

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˈɡʌm/, /diːˈɡʊm/

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ gum

Verb[edit]

degum (third-person singular simple present degums, present participle degumming, simple past and past participle degummed)

  1. (transitive) To remove gum from.
    • 2011, Lou Honary, ‎Erwin Richter, Biobased Lubricants and Greases: Technology and Products
      Degumming involves the removal of phospholipids and other non-triglyceride materials.