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  • n. A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine Pinus sabiniana.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine (Pinus sabiniana) of California.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrocarbon obtained by distillation from the resin of the nut-pine of California, Pinus Sabiniana.

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  • OK, one chemical exception, because I like resinous trees.

    MW - "the hydrocarbon mixture, chiefly C19H30 with two double bonds in the molecule, that results from heating resin acids"

    September 25, 2008