A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AGAR

Sun, 4 Sep '22
Thickener used in desserts
Tue, 12 Apr '22
Petri dish filler
Sat, 18 Sep '21
Bio lab supply
Fri, 6 Aug '21
Culture medium
Thu, 28 Jan '21
Food thickener
Wed, 27 Jan '21
Vegetarian substitute for gelatin