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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A resin obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol (especially at the boiling point), in strong acetic acid, and in ether.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol (especially at the boiling point), in strong acetic acid, and in ether.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tasteless, inodorous resin, derived from the turpentine obtained from some species of the genus Abies.

Etymologies

See abietene. (Wiktionary)

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