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

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


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