Acaroid-resin Definition

ăkə-roid
noun
An alcohol-soluble gum resin taken from various grass trees, used in varnishes, inks, etc.: it is unique among natural resins because it forms a hard, insoluble, chemical-resistant film when heated.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
gum accroidesaccroides gumaccroides resinaccroidesaccaroid resin

Origin of Acaroid-resin

  • From New Latin acaroīdēs Greek akari a kind of mite Greek -oeidēs -oid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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