Also res·in·y [rez-uh-nee] /ˈrɛz ə ni/.
Origin of resinous
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Examples from the Web for resinous
The still summer air was heavy with the resinous smell of the great forest.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
The salts and more active spirits of tar are got by infusion in cold water; but the resinous part is not to be dissolved thereby.
And he realized what a blessing the deluge of rain was in that world of resinous timber.The Hound From The North
Viscid: sticky: covered with a shiny, resinous or greasy matter.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Their base is Copal, a fossil, resinous substance of vegetable origin.Handwork in Wood
Word Origin and History for resinous
1640s, from Latin resinosus, from resina (see resin).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, or derived from a resin.
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