a gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative
gamboge, lemon, lemon yellow, maize(noun)
a strong yellow color
One of several species of trees of genus Garcinia found in South and Southeastern Asia.
Resin of the gamboge tree.
Of a deep yellow colour.
a concrete juice, or gum resin, produced by several species of trees in Siam, Ceylon, and Malabar. It is brought in masses, or cylindrical rolls, from Cambodia, or Cambogia, -- whence its name. The best kind is of a dense, compact texture, and of a beatiful reddish yellow. Taking internally, it is a strong and harsh cathartic and emetic
Gamboge is a partially transparent deep saffron to mustard yellow pigment. It is used to dye Buddhist monks' robes because the color is a deep tone of saffron, the traditional color used for the robes of Theravada Buddhist monks.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gam-bōj′, or gam-bōōj′, n. a yellow gum-resin used as a pigment and in medicine.—adjs. Gambog′ian, Gambog′ic. [From Cambodia, in Asia, whence brought about 1600.]
The numerical value of gamboge in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of gamboge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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