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gam•bier



Pronunciation: (gam'bēr), [key]
n.
an astringent extract obtained from the leaves and young shoots of a tropical Asian shrub, Uncaria gambir, of the madder family, used in medicine, dyeing, tanning, etc. Also,gam'bir.

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GambiaGambier Islands
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