/ (ˈkəʊˌpɑːm) /
the aromatic brown resin obtained from the sweet gum tree
another name for the sweet gum
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Word Origin for copalm
C19: from Louisiana French, from Mexican Spanish copalme; see copal, palmate
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The sweet-gum, copalm, or alligator tree (Liquidambar styraciflua).Original Narratives of Early American History|Vaca and Others