How is Aloe pronounced?

What do we say aloe vera in English?

Aloe vera (/ˈæloʊiː/ or /ˈæloʊ/) is a succulent plant species of the genus Aloe. The name comes from two root words: “aloeh” is an Arabic word meaning bitter, and “vera” is Latin for “truth.”

Aloe vera
Plant with flower detail inset
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes

What does Vera mean in aloe vera?

Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis miller) is a succulent plant used in alternative medicine. The name aloe vera was derived from the Arabic word “Alloeh”, meaning a “shining bitter substance” and vera came from the Latin word “vera”, meaning “true”.

What is the meaning of aloes?

1 aloes plural : agarwood. 2a : any of a large genus (Aloe) of succulent chiefly southern African plants of the lily family with basal leaves and spicate flowers. b : the dried juice of the leaves of various aloes used especially formerly as a purgative —usually used in plural but singular in construction. c : aloe