Liquidambar



[lik-wid-am-ber, lik-wid-am-] /ˈlɪk wɪdˌæm bər, ˌlɪk wɪdˈæm-/

noun
1.
any tree of the genus Liquidambar, including the sweet gum.
2.
the fragrant, yellowish, balsamic liquid exuded by this tree, used in medicine.
Compare (def 2).
/ˌlɪkwɪdˈæmbə/
noun
1.
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.
the balsam of this tree, used in medicine See also storax (sense 1)

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