Origin of guarHindi gu?r
Origin of guarHindi guar, from Sanskrit gopal&imacron;, a kind of cucumber, short for gopalakarka&tlowdot;&imacron;, cowherder's cucumber, from gopala&hlowdot;, cowherd : gau&hlowdot;, cow; see gwou- in Indo-European roots + palayati, he brings across safely, protects (variant of parayati; see per-2 in Indo-European roots).
From Hindi ग्वार.
- (law) Abbreviation of guaranty.
This is the customary abbreviation of this term as used in case citations. See, e.g., The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, Nineteenth Edition (2010), "Case Names and Institutional Authors in Citations", Table T6, p. 430-431.