Gambogian
Gambogian Gam*bo"gi*an, Gambogic Gambogic, a. Pertaining to, resembling, or containing, gamboge. [1913 Webster]

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  • gambogian — / bōjˈ or boojˈ/ or gambogic / bōjˈ/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑gamboge …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gambogic — Gambogian Gam*bo gi*an, Gambogic Gambogic, a. Pertaining to, resembling, or containing, gamboge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gamboge — gambogian, adj. /gam bohj , boohzh /, n. 1. Also, cambogia. a gum resin from various Asian trees of the genus Garcinia, esp. G. hanburyi, used as a yellow pigment and as a cathartic. 2. yellow or yellow orange. [1625 35; < NL gambog (s. of… …   Universalium

  • gambogic — gambogian / bōjˈ or boojˈ/ or gambogic / bōjˈ/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑gamboge …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow — adj 1. golden, gold, aureate, aurific, gilt; honey, xanthous, xanthic, butter, gambogian, quince yellow, zinc yellow, primrose; saffron, daffodil, topaz, banana, jonquil, cadmium yellow, canary yellow; lemon, citron, lutescent, luteous; tawny,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • gamboge —   n. SE Asian yellow gum resin; reddish yellow colour.    ♦ gambogian, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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