a brownish-yellow gum resin, having an acrid taste, occurring in tearlike fragments from a plant, Dorema ammoniacum, of western Asia: used in porcelain ceramics and in medicine as an expectorant and counterirritant.
another name for ammoniac2
noun 1. a water-soluble, gummy exudate obtained from the acacia tree, especially Acacia senegal, used as an emulsifier, an adhesive, in inks, and in pharmaceuticals. noun 1. a gum exuded by certain acacia trees, esp Acacia senegal: used in the manufacture of ink, food thickeners, pills, emulsifiers, etc Also called acacia, gum acacia gum arabic […]
noun [fr dialect pronunciation of Italian compare, ”companion, godfather”] Related Terms goombah
[guhm-bawl] /ˈgʌmˌbɔl/ noun 1. a brightly colored of sugar-coated . noun The lights carried atop a police car; party hat: Don’t believe in gumballs. I kinda like to sneak around, you know verb : A dozen police cars blocking the streets, their red-and-blue lights gumballing in all directions (1970s+)
noun, Chiefly Pennsylvania and West Virginia. 1. a rubber band.