Copalm
Copalm Co"palm` (k[=o]"p[aum]m`), n. The yellowish, fragrant balsam yielded by the sweet gum; also, the tree itself. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • copaline — noun partly mineralized copal dug from the ground • Syn: ↑copalite, ↑fossil copal • Hypernyms: ↑copal * * * noun see copalite * * * copaline (ˈkəʊpəlɪn) [f …   Useful english dictionary

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