from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A yellow or reddish resin obtained from various Australian grass trees and used in varnishes, lacquers, and paper manufacture.
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- noun A
resinused mainly in varnishesand lacquer, obtained from plants in the genus Xanthorrhoea.
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- noun an alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From New Latin acaroīdēs : Greek akari, a kind of mite + Greek -oeidēs, -oid.]
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