- a red or yellow resin obtained from the trunks of several grass trees, especially Xanthorrhoea hastilis, used chiefly in varnishes and lacquers and as a substitute for resin.
Origin of acaroid resin
First recorded in 1855–60
Also called accroides gum.
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