Atractylis gummifera
Piney Pin"ey, a. [Of East Indian origin.] A term used in designating an East Indian tree (the {Vateria Indica} or piney tree, of the order {Dipterocarpe[ae]}, which grows in Malabar, etc.) or its products. [1913 Webster]

{Piney dammar}, {Piney resin}, {Piney varnish}, a pellucid, fragrant, acrid, bitter resin, which exudes from the piney tree ({Vateria Indica}) when wounded. It is used as a varnish, in making candles, and as a substitute for incense and for amber. Called also {liquid copal}, and {white dammar}.

{Piney tallow}, a solid fatty substance, resembling tallow, obtained from the roasted seeds of the {Vateria Indica}; called also {dupada oil}.

{Piney thistle} (Bot.), a plant ({Atractylis gummifera}), from the bark of which, when wounded, a gummy substance exudes. [1913 Webster]


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