gumbo-limbo gumbo-limbo n. A tropical American tree ({Bursera simaruba}) yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes.

Syn: {Bursera simaruba}. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gumbo-limbo — [gum′bō lim΄bō] n. pl. gumbo limbos a tropical American tree (Bursera simaruba) of the bursera family, having reddish, peeling bark and an aromatic resin used in making glues, varnish, incense, etc …   English World dictionary

  • gumbo-limbo — gumbo lim·bo …   English syllables

  • gumbo-limbo — /gum boh lim boh/, n., pl. gumbo limbos. a tropical American tree, Bursera simaruba, having reddish bark and yielding a sweet, aromatic resin used in varnishes. Also called gum elemi. [1830 40, Amer.; of uncert. orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • gumbo-limbo — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1837 a tree (Bursera simaruba of the family Burseraceae) of southern Florida and the American tropics that has a smooth coppery bark and supplies a reddish resin used locally in cements and varnishes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gumbo limbo — noun A tropical American tree, Bursera simaruba, that yields an aromatic resin used in varnishes etc …   Wiktionary

  • gumbo-limbo — gum′bo lim′bo n. pl. lim•bos pln a tropical American tree, Bursera simaruba, of the bursera family, yielding an aromatic resin used in varnishes • Etymology: 1830–40, amer.; of uncert. orig …   From formal English to slang

  • gumbo-limbo — noun tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes • Syn: ↑Bursera simaruba • Hypernyms: ↑incense tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Bursera, ↑genus Bursera …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gumbo Limbo Oceanview Villas — (Santa Teresa,Коста Рика) Категория отеля: Адрес: Playa Santa Teresa …   Каталог отелей

  • Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex — Infobox Museum name= Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex imagesize= 300 map type= latitude= 26.366336 longitude= 80.070434 established= location= Red Reef Park 1801 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, Florida type= Nature center visitors= director= curator …   Wikipedia

  • Gumbo Limbo Trail — Le Gumbo Limbo Trail est un sentier d interprétation du parc national des Everglades, un parc national américain qui protège une partie des Everglades, dans le sud de la Floride. En forme de boucle, il démarre et débouche sur le site de Royal… …   Wikipédia en Français

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