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1) aloes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...aloes, (al´oz) (KEY) , drug obtained from the aloe; also a biblical name for an aromatic substance of various uses, mentioned in connection with myrrh and spices...

2) bitter aloes. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...(used with a sing. verb) See aloe (sense 3)....

3) Aloe. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A Hebrew word, Greek alo . A very bitter plant; hence the proverb, Plus aloes quam mellis habet, "(Life) has more bitters than sweets." The French say, "La oote d...

4) agilawood. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...agilawood, see aloes....

5) agalloch. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...agalloch, (gal´k) (KEY) : see aloes....

6) Ivory Palaces. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...mentioned in the Old Testament. Thus (Psalm xlv. 8), "All thy garments smell of myrrh, aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces;" in 1 Kings xxii. 39 we read that...

7) 400. Fragrance. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...aromatic perfume, scent. [COMPARISONS] agalloch or agallochum, agal-wood, eaglewood, aloes wood, sandalwood, cedar, champak, calambac or calambour, lign-aloes, linaloa;...

8) aloe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...return from the pilgrimage to Mecca, hangs an aloe above the door. The American and false aloes are agaves, amaryllis family group that is the American counterpart...

9) aloe. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...leaves and long stalks bearing yellow, orange, or red tubular flowers. 2. See aloe vera. 3. aloes (used with a sing. verb) A laxative drug obtained from the processed...

10) 395. Unsavoriness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...roughness (sour) [See Sourness]; acerbity, austerity. gall and wormwood, rue, quassia, aloes, asafetida or asaf tida; hemlock; sickener; Marah. VERB: BE UNPALATABLE...

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