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a red alcohol-soluble resin that exudes from various species of grass tree, esp Xanthorrhoea hastilis, and is used in varnishes, for coating paper, etcAlso called: gum accroides, acaroid resin
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Word Origin for acaroid gum
C19: acaroid, of uncertain origin (apparently not related to acarus)
Words nearby acaroid gum
acaricide, acarid, acarine, Acarnania, acaroid, acaroid gum, acaroid resin, acarology, acarophobia, acarpellous, acarpelous
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