gamboge

  1. a gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative
  2. a strong yellow color

Gamboge

Gamboge (ʒ {respell|gam|BOHZH|`}, dʒ {respell|gam|BOHJ|`}, or ʒ {respell|gam|BOOZH|`}) is a partially transparent deep saffron to mustard yellow pigment. It is used to dye Buddhist monks` robes because the color is a deep tone of saffron, the traditional color used for the robes of Theravada Buddhist monks. ==Production== Gamboge is most of...
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Gamboge

• (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. Taking internally, it is a strong and harsh cathartic and emetic...
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gamboge

lemon noun a strong yellow color
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Gamboge

Gam·boge' noun 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....
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gamboge

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. Taking internally, it is a strong and harsh cathartic ad emetic. ... Alternativ...
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gamboge

a gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative
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gamboge

a gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative
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gamboge

gamboge (gămbōj') [Fr.,=Cambodia], an intensely yellow pigment obtained from the sap of Garcinia morella, a tree of SE Asia and Sri Lanka.
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Gamboge

Gamboge is a gum-resin obtained from a tree (Garcinia) growing in the Far East. It is used as a yellow paint-pigment, in the manufacture of varnish, in tanning and as a purgative.
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gamboge

hard, brittle gum resin that is obtained from various Southeast Asian trees of the genus Garcinia and is used as a colour vehicle and in medicine. ...
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gamboge

[n] - a gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative 2. [n] - a strong yellow color
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