from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To impregnate, permeate, or flavor with resin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To flavor or impregnate with resin, as the ordinary white wine of modern Greece.
  • noun A salt of the acids obtained from turpentine.

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

  • noun (Chem.) Any one of the salts the resinic acids.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To treat with resin, e.g. by impregnation in order to impart flavour, typically of wine.
  • noun organic chemistry Any salt of a resin acid

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb impregnate with resin to give a special flavor to


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