Dammar meaning

dăm'ər
Any of various hard resins obtained chiefly in Southeast Asia from trees in the families Araucariaceae, Burseraceae, and Dipterocarpaceae, for use in varnishes and lacquers.
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Any of various resins from evergreen trees (genus Agathis) of Australia, New Zealand, and East Indies, used in making varnish, lacquers, etc.
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Any of various natural resins from trees (esp. genera Shorea and Balanocarpus) native to Southeast Asia and the East Indies, used in varnishes and paints requiring high resistance to wear.
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Alternative form of dammara.
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Origin of dammar

  • Malay damar resin
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition