aloe vera

noun
\ -ˈver-ə How to pronounce aloe vera (audio) , -ˈvir- How to pronounce aloe vera (audio) \

Definition of aloe vera

: an aloe (Aloe barbadensis synonym A. vera) whose leaves furnish a gelatinous emollient extract used especially in cosmetics and skin creams also : such an extract or a preparation composed primarily of such an extract

Examples of aloe vera in a Sentence

a skin cream that contains aloe vera
Recent Examples on the Web Formulated free of any fragrance or masking scents that can irritate sensitive skin (and noses), this Cetaphil shower gel also contains skin-conditioning aloe vera, glycerin and vitamin B5. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 2 June 2022 Cetaphil utilizes aloe vera, marigold extract and natural moisturizers. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 May 2022 To avoid any sensitivity, this product also contains aloe vera, honey, and vitamin E to calm the skin. ELLE, 18 May 2022 These wipes promise to cleanse, soothe, and hydrate your skin thanks to chamomile and cucumber extracts, aloe vera, witch hazel, and seaweed sodium hyaluronate. Elizabeth Berry And Samantha Lawyer, Woman's Day, 13 June 2022 This formula includes ingredients like bladderwrack seaweed, neem oil, spirulina, kukui oil, aloe vera, and coconut oil. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 12 June 2022 Made with hydrating ingredients like aloe vera, castor oil, and glycerin, this lightweight mask helps remove excess oil and grime without stripping the skin's natural moisture. Seventeen, 2 June 2022 Formulated with aloe vera, castor oil, and glycerin, the lightweight mask removes oil and impurities, leaving skin moisturized and supple. Lindsey Greenfeld, PEOPLE.com, 1 June 2022 Available in two shade options, the water features, vitamins B, C, and E, raspberry seed oil, aloe vera, and actives to give you your best glow yet. Tiffany Dodson And Halie Lesavage, Harper's BAZAAR, 11 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of aloe vera

1766, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aloe vera

New Latin, species name, from Aloe + Latin vera, feminine of verus true — more at very entry 2

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18 Jun 2022

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“Aloe vera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aloe%20vera. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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aloe vera

noun
\ -ˈver-ə How to pronounce aloe vera (audio) , -ˈvir- How to pronounce aloe vera (audio) \

Medical Definition of aloe vera

1 : a plant of the genus Aloe (A. barbadensis synonym A. vera) whose leaves furnish a gelatinous emollient extract used especially in cosmetics and skin creams
2 : an extract of the aloe vera plant also : a preparation composed predominantly of such an extract

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