- a plant exudation consisting of a mixture of gum and resin.
Origin of gum resin
First recorded in 1705–15
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Examples from the Web for gum resin
This species also produces a gum-resin similar to that of the bugo.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
A gum-resin supposed to be derived from one or more plants of the natural order Renace, growing in Arabia and Persia.
Mastic, Mastich, mas′tik, n. a species of gum-resin from the lentisk-tree: a cement from mastic: the tree producing mastic.
Hence, if the Gum-resin be put into water, the water will dissolve only the gummy part, without touching the resinous.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.
Pierre Joseph Macquer
Bohun upas is a gum-resin obtained from the bark of the Antiaris toxicaria.
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