dammar resin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dammar resin any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine
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Usage

In literature:

In the interior country other vegetable oils are employed, and light is supplied by a kind of links made of dammar or resin.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
Obtain specimens of gutta-percha, resin, pitch, turpentine, shellac, copal, dammar, and creosote for study and inspection.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
Resin can, in some cases, be replaced by dammar.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
Dammar is besides a generic Indian name for various other resins, which, however, are little known in western commerce.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
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