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aloe vera

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌæl.əʊˈvɪə.rə/  us   /-oʊˈvɪr.ə/
a type of plant with thick pointed leaves, or the thick liquid found in the leaves that is used to treat damaged skin
Translations of “aloe vera”
in Chinese (Traditional) 蘆薈, 蘆薈汁(可用來治療受損皮膚)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 芦荟, 芦荟叶汁(可用来治疗受损皮肤)…
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