Meaning of “aloe” in the English Dictionary

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"aloe" in British English

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aloenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæl.əʊ/ us /ˈæl.oʊ/

Examples from literature

  • Against the rocky scarp on the south of the garden a plantation of aloes, yuccas and cactus has been made. 
  • Bamboo sheds have given way to neatly whitewashed villages, and the fields are fenced with rows of aloe. 
  • He returns to the thicket of cactus and aloes. 
  • I saw here numerous species of aloes, which we cultivate laboriously in hot-houses, growing wild, or planted as hedges around gardens. 
  • The Admiral also found here a great deal of the plant called aloe. 

(Definition of “aloe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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