aloe, n. [L. aloë, Gr. 'alo`h, aloe: cf. OF. aloe, F. aloès.].
The wood of the agalloch. Wyclif. [1913 Webster]
A genus of succulent plants, some classed as trees, others as shrubs, but the greater number having the habit and appearance of evergreen herbaceous plants; from some of which are prepared articles for medicine and the arts. They are natives of warm countries. [1913 Webster]
The inspissated juice of several species of aloe, used as a purgative. [1913 Webster]
American aloe, Century aloe, the agave. See Agave.