natural resin

Definitions of natural resin

n a plant exudate

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sandarac, sandarach
a brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes
medicinal resin from the lignum vitae tree
a vanilla-scented resin from various trees of the genus Styrax
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
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
a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry
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
translucent brittle substance produced from pine oleoresin; used especially in varnishes and inks and on the bows of stringed instruments
an aromatic exudate from the mastic tree; used chiefly in varnishes
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
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
aromatic gum resin; similar to myrrh
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
Type of:
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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