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Found 2 items, similar to gamboge.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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
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