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Meaning of LIQUIDAMBAR

Pronunciation:  'likwid`ambur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any tree of the genus Liquidambar
  2. [n]  aromatic exudate from the sweet gum tree
 

LIQUIDAMBAR is a 11 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: American sweet gum, bilsted, genus Liquidambar, gum, gum tree, Liquidambar styraciflua, red gum, sweet gum, sweet gum tree

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Liq"uid*am`bar\ (l[i^]k"w[i^]d*[a^]m`b[~e]r), n.
[Liquid + amber.]
1. (Bot.) A genus consisting of two species of tall trees
   having star-shaped leaves, and woody burlike fruit.
   {Liquidambar styraciflua} is the North American sweet qum,
   and {L. Orientalis} is found in Asia Minor.

2. The balsamic juice which is obtained from these trees by
   incision. The liquid balsam of the Oriental tree is liquid
   storax.

 

 

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