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English → English (WordNet) Definition: gamboge gamboge n 1: a gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative 2: a strong yellow color [syn: lemon, lemon yellow, maize]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Gamboge Gamboge \Gam*boge"\, n. A concrete juice, or gum resin, produced by several species of trees in Siam, Ceylon, and Malabar. It is brought in masses, or cylindrical rolls, from Cambodia, or Cambogia, -- whence its name. The best kind is of a dense, compact texture, and of a beatiful reddish yellow. Taken internally, it is a strong and harsh cathartic and emetic. [Written also camboge.] [1913 Webster] Note: There are several kinds of gamboge, but all are derived from species of Garcinia, a genus of trees of the order Guttifer[ae]. The best Siam gamboge is thought to come from Garcinia Hanburii. Ceylon gamboge is from G. Morella. G. pictoria, of Western India, yields gamboge, and also a kind of oil called gamboge butter.


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