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liq·uid·am·bar

 (lĭk′wĭd-ăm′bər)
n.
Any of several deciduous trees of the genus Liquidambar, such as the sweet gum.

[New Latin, genus name : Latin liquidus, liquid; see liquid + Medieval Latin ambar, amber; see amber.]

liquidambar

(ˌlɪkwɪdˈæmbə)
n
1. (Plants) any deciduous tree of the hamamelidaceous genus Liquidambar, of Asia and North and Central America, with star-shaped leaves, and exuding a yellow aromatic balsam. See also sweet gum
2. (Pharmacology) the balsam of this tree, used in medicine. See also storax1
[C16: New Latin, from Latin liquidus liquid + Medieval Latin ambar amber]

liq•uid•am•bar

(ˈlɪk wɪdˌæm bər, ˌlɪk wɪdˈæm-)

n.
1. any tree of the genus Liquidambar, including the sweet gum.
2. the balsamic liquid exuded by this tree.
[1590–1600; < New Latin. See liquid, amber]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liquidambar - aromatic exudate from the sweet gum treeliquidambar - aromatic exudate from the sweet gum tree
American sweet gum, bilsted, Liquidambar styraciflua, sweet gum tree, sweet gum, red gum - a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
2.liquidambar - any tree of the genus Liquidambar
American sweet gum, bilsted, Liquidambar styraciflua, sweet gum tree, sweet gum, red gum - a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
gum tree, gum - any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
3.Liquidambar - sweet gum
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Hamamelidaceae, Hamamelidaceae, witch-hazel family - comprises genera Hamamelis, Corylopsis, Fothergilla, Liquidambar, Parrotia, and other small genera
liquidambar - any tree of the genus Liquidambar
American sweet gum, bilsted, Liquidambar styraciflua, sweet gum tree, sweet gum, red gum - a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
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