aloe vera


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aloe ver·a

 (vĕr′ə, vîr′ə)
n.
1. A species of aloe (Aloe vera) having fleshy serrated leaves and yellow flowers.
2. The mucilaginous juice or gel obtained from the leaves of this plant, widely used in topical preparations for its soothing effect on the skin. In both senses also called aloe.

[Latin aloē, aloe plant + vēra, feminine of vērus, true.]
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aloe vera

(ˈæləʊ ˈvɪərə)
n
1. (Plants) a juice obtained from the leaves of a liliaceous plant, Aloe vera, used as an emollient in skin and hair preparations
2. the juice of this plant, used in skin and hair preparations
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al′oe ver′a

(ˈvɛr ə, ˈvɪər ə)
n., pl. aloe ver•as.
any aloe of the species Aloe vera, the fleshy leaves of which yield a juice used as an emollient ingredient of skin lotions and for treating burns.
[< New Latin: literally, true aloe]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aloe vera - very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juiceAloe vera - very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juice; leaves develop spiny margins with maturity; native to Mediterranean region; grown widely in tropics and as houseplants
aloe - succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
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Translations

aloe vera

[ˈæləʊˈvɪərə]
n
(= substance) → aloe vera f
(= plant) → aloe vera f
modif [gel, cream] → à l'aloès; [juice] → d'aloès
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aloe vera

nAloe Vera f
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