In article <960114181949.15237 at pcvan.or.jp>, QEF17396 at pcvan.or.jp says...
>>>I am puzzled with unknown word "cyamoposis gum". Does anyone know
>the meaning of this word...
>>I have seen this as well, and I suppose they must be referring to guar
gum, a commercial polysaccharide obtained from the shrub Cyamopsis
tetragonoloba. It is a galactomannan used in foods as a thickener, and
in conjunction with bacterial xanthan gum, as a gelling agent.