Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A white resinous substance extracted from gutta-percha by alcohol or ether.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A white crystalline resinous substance extracted from gutta-percha by the action of alcohol or ether.

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  • noun chemistry, obsolete A white crystalline resinous substance extracted from gutta-percha by the action of alcohol or ether.

Etymologies

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Latin albus ("white").

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