Resiniferous
Resiniferous Res`in*if"er*ous (r?z`?n-?f"?r-?s), a. [Resin + -ferous: cf. F. r['e]sinif[`e]re.] Yielding resin; as, a resiniferous tree or vessel. [1913 Webster]

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  • resiniferous — [rez΄ə nif′ər əs] adj. yielding resin: said of trees, etc …   English World dictionary

  • resiniferous — |rezən|if(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: resin (I) + iferous : secreting or bearing resin resiniferous vessels …   Useful english dictionary

  • resiniferous — /rez euh nif euhr euhs/, adj. yielding resin. [1665 75; RESIN + I + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • resiniferous — bearing resin Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • resiniferous — rezɪ nɪfrÉ™s adj. producing resin, bearing resin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • resiniferous — res·in·if·er·ous …   English syllables

  • resiniferous — /rɛzəˈnɪfərəs/ (say rezuh nifuhruhs) adjective yielding resin …   Australian English dictionary

  • Agathis Dammara — Amboyna pine Amboyna pine (Bot.) The resiniferous tree {Agathis Dammara}, of the Moluccas. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amboyna pine — (Bot.) The resiniferous tree {Agathis Dammara}, of the Moluccas. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shellac — A resinous excretion of an insect, Laccifer (Tachardia) lacca (family Coccidae). The insects suck the juice of various resiniferous Asiatic (chiefly Indian) trees and excrete and deposit “stick lac.” S. softens at a low temperature. It has many… …   Medical dictionary

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