Trachylobium Hornemannianum
Copal Co"pal (k[=o]"pal; 277), [Sp., fr. Mexican copalli, a generic name of resins. --Clavigero.] A resinous substance flowing spontaneously from trees of Zanzibar, Madagascar, and South America ({Trachylobium Hornemannianum}, {Trachylobium verrucosum}, and {Hymen[ae]a Courbaril}), and dug from earth where forests have stood in Africa; -- used chiefly in making varnishes. --Ure. [1913 Webster]

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  • Trachylobium verrucosum — Copal Co pal (k[=o] pal; 277), [Sp., fr. Mexican copalli, a generic name of resins. Clavigero.] A resinous substance flowing spontaneously from trees of Zanzibar, Madagascar, and South America ({Trachylobium Hornemannianum}, {Trachylobium… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trachylobĭum — Hayne, Gattung der Leguminosen, unbewehrte Bäume mit einpaarig gefiederten Blättern, weißen Blüten in an den Zweigspitzen weitrispig angeordneten Trauben und länglich eirunder, lederartiger, warzig runzeliger Hülfe. Von den drei Arten, deren eine …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Copal — Co pal (k[=o] pal; 277), [Sp., fr. Mexican copalli, a generic name of resins. Clavigero.] A resinous substance flowing spontaneously from trees of Zanzibar, Madagascar, and South America ({Trachylobium Hornemannianum}, {Trachylobium verrucosum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hymenaea Courbaril — Copal Co pal (k[=o] pal; 277), [Sp., fr. Mexican copalli, a generic name of resins. Clavigero.] A resinous substance flowing spontaneously from trees of Zanzibar, Madagascar, and South America ({Trachylobium Hornemannianum}, {Trachylobium… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Трахилобий — (Trachylobium Hayne) родовое название растений из сем. Caesalpinaceae; известны три вида, растущие на востоке тропической Африки и в тропической азии. Это деревья, с перистыми листьями, состоящими из одной пары кожистых листочков, с более или… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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