Gam"bier (?), n. [Malayan.] (a)
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.
[Written also gambeer
© Webster 1913.