aloe vera

[ ver-uh, veer-uh ]

  1. any 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.

Origin of aloe vera

<New Latin: literally, true aloe

Words Nearby aloe vera Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for aloe vera

aloe vera

/ (ˈæləʊ ˈvɪərə) /

  1. a juice obtained from the leaves of a liliaceous plant, Aloe vera, used as an emollient in skin and hair preparations

  2. the juice of this plant, used in skin and hair preparations

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