Definition of Aloes

1. Noun. A purgative made from the leaves of aloe.

Exact synonyms: Bitter Aloes
Generic synonyms: Aperient, Cathartic, Physic, Purgative



Definition of Aloes

1. Noun. (plural of aloe) ¹

2. Noun. (plurale tantum) The resin of the trees ''Aquilaria agallocha'' or ''Aquilaria malaccensis'', known for their fragrant odour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aloes

1. aloe [n] - See also: aloe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aloes

alnicos
alocasia
alod
alodia
alodial
alodium
alodiums
alods
alodyne
alodynes
aloe
aloe-emodin
aloe family
aloed
aloelike
aloes (current term)
aloes wood
aloesin
aloetic
aloetick
aloetics
aloetin
aloft
alogia
alogian
alogias
alogical
alogically
alogy
aloha

Literary usage of Aloes

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"Galen believed aloes applied externally to be an astringent, and stated its ... Geoffrey pointed out aloes as eminently useful in the dressing of wounds and ..."

2. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"aloes et Myrrh., BP—44 per cent, of aloes, 22 per cent, of Myrrh. Dose, 0.25 to 0.5 Gm., 4 to 8 gr., BP Tr. aloes, USP—IQ per cent, of aloes, ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1847)
"The solution now contained, in addition to the aloes, acetate of potash, and acetate of lime, resulting from double decomposition, and the excess of acetate ..."

4. A Handbook of Therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1879)
"aloes. aloes has been used as a slight stimulant to wounds, and when thus employed it ... Ten grains of aloes thus employed produced five or six stools, ..."

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