Kauri copal
Kauri resin Kauri resin, Kauri gum Kauri gum, or Kauri copal Kauri copal A resinous product of the kauri, found in the form of yellow or brown lumps in the ground where the trees have grown. It is used for making varnish, and as a substitute for amber. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • kauri copal — noun resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum • Syn: ↑kauri, ↑kauri resin, ↑kauri gum • Hypernyms: ↑copal * * * noun see kauri 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kauri gum — Kauri resin Kauri resin, Kauri gum Kauri gum, or Kauri copal Kauri copal A resinous product of the kauri, found in the form of yellow or brown lumps in the ground where the trees have grown. It is used for making varnish, and as a substitute for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kauri resin — Kauri resin, Kauri gum Kauri gum, or Kauri copal Kauri copal A resinous product of the kauri, found in the form of yellow or brown lumps in the ground where the trees have grown. It is used for making varnish, and as a substitute for amber.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Copal (Baumharz) — Madagaskar Copal Copal oder Kopal ist eine Sammelbezeichnung für Baumharze verschiedener botanischer Herkunft, die als Räucherwerk und für hochwertige Farben und Lacke Verwendung finden. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kauri gum — noun resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum • Syn: ↑kauri, ↑kauri copal, ↑kauri resin • Hypernyms: ↑copal * * * noun see kauri 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • kauri resin — noun resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum • Syn: ↑kauri, ↑kauri copal, ↑kauri gum • Hypernyms: ↑copal …   Useful english dictionary

  • kauri resin — a hard resin obtained from the bark of the kauri or found, sometimes in masses of as much as 100 lb. (45 kg), in the soil where the tree has grown: used chiefly in making varnish. Also, kauri, kauri gum, kauri copal. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • kauri pine — ▪ plant also called  Dammar Pine   (Agathis australis), a resinous timber conifer of the family Araucariaceae, native to the North Island of New Zealand. The tree sometimes reaches 45 metres (150 feet) in height, with a diameter up to 7 m (23 ft) …   Universalium

  • kauri gum — /ˈkaʊri gʌm/ (say kowree gum) noun the resin, used in making varnish, which exudes from the thick bark of the kauri. Masses weighing as much as 45 kg are found in soil where the trees have grown. Also, kauri copal, kauri resin …   Australian English dictionary

  • Copal — de Madagascar. Le copal est une résine semi fossile ou sub fossile que l on trouve principalement en Afrique et en Inde. Proche de l ambre mais généralement plus clair, il est également utilisé comme gemme pour la confection de bijoux. Copal est… …   Wikipédia en Français

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