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acaroid resin

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noun

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.

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Also called accroides gum.

Origin of acaroid resin

First recorded in 1855–60
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