Meaning of aloe vera

al'oe ver'a

Pronunciation: (ver'u, vēr'u), [key]
  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.
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