copal

Definitions of copal
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n a brittle aromatic resin used in varnishes

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courbaril copal
resin from the courbaril tree
copaline, copalite, fossil copal
partly mineralized copal dug from the ground
congo copal, congo gum
copal found usually as a fossil
kauri, kauri copal, kauri gum, kauri resin
resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum
Zanzibar copal, anime
a hard copal derived from an African tree
Type of:
natural resin
a plant exudate

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