aloe vera

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæləʊˈvɪərə/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(verə, vērə)

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aloe vera  (verə, vērə),USA pronunciation 
  • Plant Biologyany aloe of the species Aloe vera, the fleshy leaves of which yield a juice used as an emollient ingredient of skin lotions and for treating burns.
    • Neo-Latin: literally, true aloe

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    aloe vera /ˈæləʊ ˈvɪərə/ n
    1. a juice obtained from the leaves of a liliaceous plant, Aloe vera, used as an emollient in skin and hair preparations
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