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Noun: gambier  'gam,beer [N. Amer], 'gam-bee-u [Brit]
  1. The inspissated juice of a plant (Uncaria Gambir) growing in Malacca. It is a powerful astringent, and, under the name of Terra Japonica, is used for chewing with the Areca nut, and is exported for tanning and dyeing

Derived forms: gambiers

Encyclopedia: Gambier, Ohio