Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) 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.

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  • noun organic chemistry 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.

Etymologies

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See abietene.

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