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- n. An amylose that is a constituent part of a species of gum from Bassora, tragacanth, and some gum resins.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A constituent part of a species of gum from Bassora, as also of gum tragacanth and some gum resins. It is one of the amyloses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gum (C6H10O5) insoluble in water, the essential constituent of gum tragacanth and of cherry and plum gums. Also called traganthin and adraganthin.
Bassora + -in (Wiktionary)