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Meaning of gamboge

gam•boge

Pronunciation: (gam-bōj', -bzh'), [key]
— n.
  1. a gum resin from various Asian trees of the genus Garcinia, esp. G. hanburyi, used as a yellow pigment and as a cathartic.
  2. yellow or yellow-orange.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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