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acaroid gum

acaroid resin

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noun

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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C19: acaroid, of uncertain origin (apparently not related to acarus)
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