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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers.

Usage examples (35)
  • Five compounds were identified and assayed, namely aloe-emodin, chrysophanol, emodin, physcion and rhein.
  • Each product contains deeply hydrating ingredients, such as aloe vera and jojoba, for delectably soft skin.
  • All its products feature active and organic botanical ingredients such as aloe vera and chamomile, for the skin-care-savvy man.
  • Using cortisone creams or botanicals such as aloe vera can help have a soothing effect on the ravaging itch of psoriasis-inspired pruritus. for more
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  • If your friends "allow" (permit) you to use their "aloe" (plant whose juice is used medicinally), you'll feel better soon. To go "alow" is a nautical term that means below the deck.
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