Definition of Gambogic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to gamboge ¹



2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to gambogic acid or its derivatives ¹

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Definition of Gambogic

1. of gamboge [adj]

Gambogic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gambogic

gambling casino
gambling contract
gambling den
gambling game
gambling hell
gambling house
gambling system
gamblings
gambo
gamboge
gamboge tree
gambogenic
gambogenic acid
gamboges
gambogian
gambogic (current term)
gambogic acid
gambol
gamboled
gamboling
gambolled
gambolling
gambols
gambos
gambrel
gambrel roof
gambrel roofs
gambrelled
gambrels
gambrinous

Literary usage of Gambogic

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1. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1852)
"_____ On gambogic Acid and the ... About one-twentieth of water was previously added to the etherial solution of the pigment, or gambogic acid. ..."

2. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio C. Wood (1888)
"It contains, according to Christison, as much as seventy-two per cent, of gambogic acid, a resinous acid of a cherry-red color, forming red salts with ..."

3. Materia Medica and Therapeutics: An Introduction to the Rational Treatment by John Mitchell Bruce (1884)
"Gamboge contains about 73 per cent. of a resinous substance, gambogic acid, ... gambogic acid is insoluble in water, gives the brilliant yellow colour to ..."

4. King's American Dispensatory by John King (1909)
"The resin has the nature of an acid (gambogic acid), and is the active ... gambogic acid impart? a perceptible yellow hue to 10000 times its weight of ..."

5. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1852)
"_____ On gambogic Acid and the ... About one-twentieth of water was previously added to the etherial solution of the pigment, or gambogic acid. ..."

6. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio C. Wood (1888)
"It contains, according to Christison, as much as seventy-two per cent, of gambogic acid, a resinous acid of a cherry-red color, forming red salts with ..."

7. Materia Medica and Therapeutics: An Introduction to the Rational Treatment by John Mitchell Bruce (1884)
"Gamboge contains about 73 per cent. of a resinous substance, gambogic acid, ... gambogic acid is insoluble in water, gives the brilliant yellow colour to ..."

8. King's American Dispensatory by John King (1909)
"The resin has the nature of an acid (gambogic acid), and is the active ... gambogic acid impart? a perceptible yellow hue to 10000 times its weight of ..."

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