natural resin

Definitions of natural resin
  1. noun
    a plant exudate
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    sandarac, sandarach
    a brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes
    guaiacum
    medicinal resin from the lignum vitae tree
    storax
    a vanilla-scented resin from various trees of the genus Styrax
    scammony
    resin from the root of Convolvulus scammonia
    acaroid resin, accaroid resin, accroides, accroides gum, accroides resin, gum accroides
    an alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper
    anime, gum anime
    any of various resins or oleoresins
    asafetida, asafoetida
    the brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic
    camphor
    a resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment
    cannabin, cannabis resin
    a resin obtained from the hemp plant; thought to be the active narcotic agent in marijuana
    amber
    a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry
    copal
    a brittle aromatic resin used in varnishes
    damar, dammar, dammar resin, gum dammar
    any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine
    colophony
    translucent brittle substance produced from pine oleoresin; used especially in varnishes and inks and on the bows of stringed instruments
    mastic
    an aromatic exudate from the mastic tree; used chiefly in varnishes
    oleoresin
    a naturally occurring mixture of a resin and an essential oil; obtained from certain plants
    gum resin
    a mixture of resin and gum
    wood tar
    any tar obtained by the destructive distillation of wood
    courbaril copal
    resin from the courbaril tree
    labdanum, ladanum
    a soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative
    elemi, gum elemi
    fragrant resin obtain from trees of the family Burseraceae and used as incense
    gum myrrh, myrrh, sweet cicely
    aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
    Sonora gum
    acidulous gum resin of the creosote bush
    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
    balsam
    any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes
    Canada balsam
    yellow transparent exudate of the balsam fir; used as a transparent cement in optical devices (especially in microscopy) and as a mounting medium
    gum terpentine, turpentine
    obtained from conifers (especially pines)
    balsam capivi, copaiba, copaiba balsam
    an oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments
    asa dulcis, benjamin, benzoin, gum benjamin, gum benzoin
    gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation
    bdellium
    aromatic gum resin; similar to myrrh
    gamboge
    a gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative
    gum labdanum, labdanum
    a dark brown to greenish oleoresin that has a fragrant odor and is used as a fixative in perfumes; obtained as a juice from certain rockroses
    oleoresin capiscum
    an oleoresin extracted from the capsicum pepper plant
    pine tar
    a dark viscous substance obtained from the destructive distillation of pine wood
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    resin, rosin
    any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
    plant product
    a product made from plant material
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