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  • n. A colourless oily liquid, formerly obtained by distillation of colophony, and regarded as a polymeric form of terebenthene.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A colorless, oily liquid, formerly obtained by distillation of colophony. It is regarded as a polymeric form of terebenthene. Called also diterebene.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A viscid, aromatic hydrocarbon-oil obtained by the rapid distillation of colophony, or by distilling oil of turpentine with strong sulphuric acid, the product being in both cases afterward purified.

Etymologies

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colophony +‎ -ene?

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