Definitions of aloes

  1. a purgative made from the leaves of aloe Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. of Aloe Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Aloe (U.S. and Br.). A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  4. A purgative drug, the juice of several species of aloe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. The medicinal gum of the aloe. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A bitter cathartic from certain species of aloe. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. The inspissated juice of the aloe. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. The juice of the aloe. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. (Heb. 'ahalim), a fragrant wood ( Numbers 24:6 ; Psalms 45:8 ; Proverbs 7:17 ; Cant 4:14 ), the Aquilaria agallochum of botanists, or, as some suppose, the costly gum or perfume extracted from the wood. It is found in China, Siam, and Northern India, and grows to the height sometimes of 120 feet. This species is of great rarity even in India. There is another and more common species, called by Indians aghil, whence Europeans have given it the name of Lignum aquile, or eagle-wood. Aloewood was used by the Egyptians for embalming dead bodies. Nicodemus brought it (pounded aloe-wood) to embalm the body of Christ ( John 19:39 ); but whether this was the same as that mentioned elsewhere is uncertain. The bitter aloes of the apothecary is the dried juice of the leaves Aloe vulgaris. biblestudytools.com
  10. a purgative made from the leaves of aloe. Same as aloe{3}. dictgcide_fs
  11. al'[=o]z, a purgative bitter drug, the inspissated juice of the leaves of several almost tree-like species of aloe. Used both as a sing. n., and as a pl. of ALOE.--n. and adj. ALOET'IC, a medicine containing a large proportion of aloes. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  12. The inspissated juice of the Aloe. Ord. Asphodeleae. Sex. Syst. Hexandria Monogynia. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  13. Dried juice of various species of Aloe: cathartic. American pocket medical dictionary.
  14. In medicine the term is applied to plants of the genus Aloe, also to the inspissated juice of several of the species. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  15. The bitter inspissated juice of several species of Aloe, succulent plants with fleshy, prickly margined leaves, and erect spikes of red or yellow flowers. The lign aloes [L.] of Scripture (Numb. xxiv. ; Ps. xlv.) is the resinous wood of Aquilaria agallocha, a drug once generally valued for use as incense. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  16. A precious wood used in the East for perfumes, of which the best fort is of higher price than gold; a tree which grows in hot countries; a medicinal juice extracted from the common aloes tree. Complete Dictionary

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