Etymology: Old English alwe, from Latin aloeLatin, aloe, from Greek ; reinforced in Middle English by Old French aloes.
- (in plural) The resin of the trees Aquilaria agallocha and Aquilaria malaccensis, known for their fragrant odour
- A plant of the genus Aloe.
- A strong, bitter drink made from the juice of such plants, used as a purgative.
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