dammar resin
Kauri Ka"u*ri, n. [Native name.] (Bot.) A tall coniferous tree of New Zealand {Agathis australis}, or {Dammara australis}), having white straight-grained wood furnishing valuable timber and also yielding one kind of {dammar resin}. [Written also {kaudi}, {kaury}, {cowdie}, and {cowrie}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • dammar resin — noun any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine • Syn: ↑dammar, ↑gum dammar, ↑damar • Hypernyms: ↑natural resin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dammar gum — Dammar resin from the tree Canarium strictum Dammar gum is obtained from the Dipterocarpaceae family of trees in India and East Asia, principally those of the genera Shorea, Balanocarpus or Hopea. Most is produced by tapping trees; however, some… …   Wikipedia

  • dammar pine — noun any of various trees of the genus Agathis; yield dammar resin • Syn: ↑kauri pine • Hypernyms: ↑conifer, ↑coniferous tree • Hyponyms: ↑kauri, ↑kaury, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dammar — Dam mar, Dammara Dam ma*ra, n. [Jav. & Malay. damar.] An oleoresin used in making varnishes; dammar gum; dammara resin. It is obtained from certain resin trees indigenous to the East Indies, esp. {Shorea robusta} and the dammar pine. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dammar pine — Dammar Dam mar, Dammara Dam ma*ra, n. [Jav. & Malay. damar.] An oleoresin used in making varnishes; dammar gum; dammara resin. It is obtained from certain resin trees indigenous to the East Indies, esp. {Shorea robusta} and the dammar pine. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dammar — /dam ahr, euhr, deuh mahr /, n. 1. Also called gum dammar. a copallike resin derived largely from dipterocarpaceous trees of southern Asia, esp. Malaya and Sumatra, and used chiefly for making colorless varnish. 2. any of various similar resins… …   Universalium

  • resin — Synonyms and related words: Canada balsam, Sonora lac, acacia, agar, amber, ambergris, ammoniac, amyrin, anime, balsam, bassorin, benjamin, benzoin, camphor, carob gum, carrageenin, chewing gum, chicle, colophony, copaiba, copal, copaline, dammar …   Moby Thesaurus

  • resin — resinlike, adj. /rez in/, n. 1. any of a class of nonvolatile, solid or semisolid organic substances, as copal or mastic, that consist of amorphous mixtures of carboxylic acids and are obtained directly from certain plants as exudations or… …   Universalium

  • Resin — /rez in/, n. a male given name. * * * Any natural or synthetic organic compound consisting of a noncrystalline (amorphous) solid or viscous liquid substance or mixture. Natural resins are usually transparent or translucent yellow to brown and can …   Universalium

  • dammar — A resin resembling copal, obtained from various species of Shorea (family Dipterocarpaceae) in the East Indies; used, dissolved in chloroform, for mounting microscopic specimens. [Hind. damar, resin] * * * dam·mar (damґər) a transparent… …   Medical dictionary

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