Dammara
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 Webster]

{Dammar pine}, (Bot.), a tree of the Moluccas ({Agathis orientalis} syn. {Dammara orientalis}), yielding dammar. [1913 Webster]


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  • dammara — ● dammara nom masculin Synonyme de agathis. ● dammara (synonymes) nom masculin Synonymes : agathis dammara [damaʀa] n. m. ÉTYM. 1870; lat. mod., du malais. → Dammar. ❖ ♦ Bo …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dammāra — (D. Rum., Dammarianne), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Coniferen, Unterfamilie: Araucarieae; Arten: D. australis (Agathis australis Lindl.), der Baum, von dem das Neuseeländische Dammaraharz, Cowdenharz (s.d.), kommt, neuseeländischer Baum,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dammara — Dam ma*ra, n. (Bot.) A large tree of the order {Conifer[ae]}, indigenous to the East Indies and Australasia; called also {Agathis}. There are several species. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dammara — Dammara, Volk, so v.w. Damara …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dammāra — (Dammarafichte), s. Agathis …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dammara — Dammāra Lamb. (Agathis Salisb.), Dammarfichte, Pflanzengattg. der Nadelhölzer, harzreiche Bäume bes. des Malaiischen Archipels. D. orientālis Lamb. (Pechbaum [Abb. 391]) liefert das Dammarharz (s.d.), D. austrālis Don. (Kaurifichte) und ovāta… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Dammara orientalis — 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

  • Dammara lanceolata — Kauri Kau ri, n. (a) Kauri resin. (b) By extension, any of various species of {Dammara}; as, the red kauri ({Dammara lanceolata}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dammara australis — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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