Sentence Examples


  • The plant called American aloe, Agave americana, belongs to a different order, viz.
  • Aloes is a medicinal substance used as a purgative and produced from various species of aloe, such as A.
  • Lignum-aloe, a wood, not a resin.
  • At first sight a South African Euphorbia might be mistaken for a South American Cactus, an Aloe for an A gave, a Senecio for ivy, or a New Zealand Veronica for a European Salicornia.
  • - Fibre is obtained from the aloe plants, this industry being in the hands of women; ostriches are reared for the sake of their feathers, and large quantities of gum and resin are collected.