resiniferous

Definitions

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

  • adjective Yielding or containing resin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Yielding resin: as, a resiniferous tree or vessel.

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

  • adjective Yielding resin.

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

  • adjective Yielding resin.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

resin +‎ -iferous

Examples

  • The most serious threat comes from fires that can spread rapidly through the resiniferous and xeromorphous vegetation.

    Cuban pine forests

  • A dense undergrowth of light green foliage caught and held the sunlight like so much spray; the air was charged with the fragrance of wild honeysuckle and resiniferous trees; the jay-bird darted through the boughs like a phosphorous flame, screaming his joy to the skies; squirrels fled before us; quails beat a muffled tattoo in the brush-snakes slid out of the road in season to escape destruction.

    In the Footprints of the Padres

  • Wilson states that its leaves and flowers are strongly resiniferous or oleiferous, and emit a powerful odor when rubbed; it bleeds under very slight compression or wounding, and imparts a blood-red color to any spirituous or oleaginous substance with which it is mixed, and was formerly

    Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs

  • Amber is a fossil resin with a reputation for preserving even the most minute details of insects and other terrestrial arthropods (spiders, scorpions, mites) that lived in resiniferous trees.

    innovations-report

  • Amber is a fossil resin with a reputation for preserving even the most minute details of insects and other terrestrial arthropods (spiders, scorpions, mites) that lived in resiniferous trees.

    Scientific Blogging

  • Amber is a fossil resin with a reputation for preserving even the most minute details of insects and other terrestrial arthropods (spiders, scorpions, mites) that lived in resiniferous trees.

    Signs of the Times

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