Definition of Gamboge tree

1. Noun. Low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gamboge Tree

gambler
gamblerlike
gamblers
gambles
gambling
gambling casino
gambling contract
gambling den
gambling game
gambling hell
gambling house
gambling system
gamblings
gambo
gamboge
gamboge tree (current term)
gambogenic
gambogenic acid
gamboges
gambogian
gambogic
gambogic acid
gambol
gamboled
gamboling
gambolled
gambolling
gambols
gambos
gambrel

Literary usage of Gamboge tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1851)
"On the gamboge tree of Siam. By Dr Christison. Although Gamboge has been known in European commerce for nearly two centuries and a half, ..."

2. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1851)
"ON THE gamboge tree OF SIAM. BY DR. ... a resident of the colony, and which were obtained by him " direct from Siam," as the gamboge tree of that country. ..."

3. Adventures and Observations on the West Coast of Africa, and Its Islands by Charles W. Thomas (1860)
"... Civilization of Commerce—A Representative Man—Examples of the Rule for determining the Degree of Civilization among Africans—The gamboge tree—Forts ..."

4. American Druggist (1887)
"... and on this accout has been called the "gamboge tree," ae well r- the "yellow varnish tree, "but its exudation does not form an emulsion with water, ..."

5. The Indian Forester (1885)
"... and on this account has been called the gamboge tree as well as the yellow varnish tree; but its exudation does not form an emulsion with water, and, ..."

6. The Life of North American Insects by Benedict Jaeger, Henry C. Preston (1859)
"I suppose some would hardly believe that in the tropics a mahogany-tree will gradually change into a gamboge-tree; but this is a fact which I have witnessed ..."

7. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1851)
"THE gamboge tree. DR. CHRISTISON has communicated to the Royal Society of Edinburgh a paper on the "gamboge tree of Siam." He states that, although gamboge ..."

8. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1851)
"On the gamboge tree of Siam. By Dr Christison. Although Gamboge has been known in European commerce for nearly two centuries and a half, ..."

9. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1851)
"ON THE gamboge tree OF SIAM. BY DR. ... a resident of the colony, and which were obtained by him " direct from Siam," as the gamboge tree of that country. ..."

10. Adventures and Observations on the West Coast of Africa, and Its Islands by Charles W. Thomas (1860)
"... Civilization of Commerce—A Representative Man—Examples of the Rule for determining the Degree of Civilization among Africans—The gamboge tree—Forts ..."

11. American Druggist (1887)
"... and on this accout has been called the "gamboge tree," ae well r- the "yellow varnish tree, "but its exudation does not form an emulsion with water, ..."

12. The Indian Forester (1885)
"... and on this account has been called the gamboge tree as well as the yellow varnish tree; but its exudation does not form an emulsion with water, and, ..."

13. The Life of North American Insects by Benedict Jaeger, Henry C. Preston (1859)
"I suppose some would hardly believe that in the tropics a mahogany-tree will gradually change into a gamboge-tree; but this is a fact which I have witnessed ..."

14. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1851)
"THE gamboge tree. DR. CHRISTISON has communicated to the Royal Society of Edinburgh a paper on the "gamboge tree of Siam." He states that, although gamboge ..."

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