Camboge
Camboge Cam*boge", n. See {Gamboge}. [1913 Webster]

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  • cambogé — |kambō|zhā noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : pierced concrete block used to make brise soleils in Latin American architecture achieve ventilation and decoration at the same time by the skillful insertion of cambogé House Beautiful * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • camboge — variant of gamboge * * * camboge obsolete form of ↑gamboge * * * camboge obs. form of gamboge …   Useful english dictionary

  • camboge — Gamboge Gam*boge , n. A concrete juice, or gum resin, produced by several species of trees in Siam, Ceylon, and Malabar. It is brought in masses, or cylindrical rolls, from Cambodia, or Cambogia, whence its name. The best kind is of a dense,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cambogé — cam·bo·gé …   English syllables

  • G Morella — Gamboge Gam*boge , n. A concrete juice, or gum resin, produced by several species of trees in Siam, Ceylon, and Malabar. It is brought in masses, or cylindrical rolls, from Cambodia, or Cambogia, whence its name. The best kind is of a dense,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • G pictoria — Gamboge Gam*boge , n. A concrete juice, or gum resin, produced by several species of trees in Siam, Ceylon, and Malabar. It is brought in masses, or cylindrical rolls, from Cambodia, or Cambogia, whence its name. The best kind is of a dense,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gamboge — Gam*boge , n. A concrete juice, or gum resin, produced by several species of trees in Siam, Ceylon, and Malabar. It is brought in masses, or cylindrical rolls, from Cambodia, or Cambogia, whence its name. The best kind is of a dense, compact… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Garcinia Hanburii — Gamboge Gam*boge , n. A concrete juice, or gum resin, produced by several species of trees in Siam, Ceylon, and Malabar. It is brought in masses, or cylindrical rolls, from Cambodia, or Cambogia, whence its name. The best kind is of a dense,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GOMME — s. f. Substance visqueuse qui découle de certains arbres, qui s épaissit à l air, et qui est soluble dans l eau. Gomme de cerisier, de prunier, etc. Un écoulement de gomme trop abondant nuit aux arbres fruitiers. La gomme est adoucissante. Gomme… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • Gamboge — (pronounced /ɡæmˈboʊʒ/ gam bozh, /ɡæmˈboʊdʒ/ gam bohj or /ɡæmˈbuːʒ/ gam boozh)[1] is a partially transparent dark mustard yellow pigment.[Note 1] Gamboge is most often extracted by tapping resin from various species of evergreen trees of the… …   Wikipedia

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