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Definition of "liquidambar" []

  • Any of several deciduous trees of the genus Liquidambar, such as the sweet gum. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "liquidambar" in a sentence
  • "The other three winning entrants are Sara Lewis Holmes, liquidambar aka writerjenn, and Little Willow...and we couldn't resist giving an honorable mention to Alkelda the Gleeful, so for the next four weeks you'll be seeing the rest of those snappy answers cartoon-ified."
  • "Cordilleras, clothed with thick forests of "liquidambar," tree-ferns and sensitive plants."
  • "Another less important plant source of shikimic acid is the fruit of the liquidambar sweetgum tree."