Origin of gambier
Examples from the Web for gambir
The chewing of areca-nut, as well as siri or betel-leaf, tobacco and gambir, is common to all classes.
The greatest height attained by the gambir plant is eight feet.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Gambir, alias catechu or terra japonica, succeeds well; it is used as a die, or chewed with areca.
Gambir and catechu are extensively employed in dyeing and tanning.
Dragons-blood and gambir are also the produce of the country.The History of Sumatra|William Marsden