elaterite[ē lat′ər īt′]
elaterite definition by Webster's New World
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a dark-brown hydrocarbon that is soft and elastic until it hardens when exposed to air
Origin: elater, sense plush -ite
elaterite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A brown-to-black, soft, elastic hydrocarbon resin.
Origin: elater, elasticity (obsolete) + -ite1.