Amboyna pine
Amboyna pine Amboyna pine (Bot.) The resiniferous tree {Agathis Dammara}, of the Moluccas. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • amboyna pine — noun native to the Moluccas and Philippines; a source of dammar resin • Syn: ↑amboina pine, ↑Agathis dammara, ↑Agathis alba • Hypernyms: ↑kauri pine, ↑dammar pine * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amboyna pitch — Pitch Pitch, n. [OE. pich, AS. pic, L. pix; akin to Gr. ?.] 1. A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amboina pine — noun native to the Moluccas and Philippines; a source of dammar resin • Syn: ↑amboyna pine, ↑Agathis dammara, ↑Agathis alba • Hypernyms: ↑kauri pine, ↑dammar pine * * * Amboina pine noun A tree (Agathis a …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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

  • Pitch pine — Pitch Pitch, n. [OE. pich, AS. pic, L. pix; akin to Gr. ?.] 1. A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Agathis alba — noun native to the Moluccas and Philippines; a source of dammar resin • Syn: ↑amboina pine, ↑amboyna pine, ↑Agathis dammara • Hypernyms: ↑kauri pine, ↑dammar pine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agathis dammara — noun native to the Moluccas and Philippines; a source of dammar resin • Syn: ↑amboina pine, ↑amboyna pine, ↑Agathis alba • Hypernyms: ↑kauri pine, ↑dammar pine …   Useful english dictionary

  • damar — 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, ↑dammar resin • Hypernyms: ↑natural resin * * * damar see dammar …   Useful english dictionary

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