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gamboge(gămbōj`) [Fr.,=Cambodia], an intensely yellow pigmentpigment,
substance that imparts color to other materials. In paint, the pigment is a powdered substance which, when mixed in the liquid vehicle, imparts color to a painted surface.
..... Click the link for more information. obtained from the sap of Garcinia morella, a tree of SE Asia and Sri Lanka.
a thick milky fluid obtained by tapping trees of the genus Garcinia (family Hypericaceae), which grow in Ceylon and in South and Southeast Asia. Gamboge is a gum resin consisting of resin (70 to 80 percent) and gum (20 to 27 percent). It forms a yellow emulsion with water. It is used in the manufacture of spirit varnishes and yellow watercolor paint.