gum resin

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noun

a plant exudation consisting of a mixture of gum and resin.

Nearby words

  1. gum nebula,
  2. gum nut,
  3. gum plant,
  4. gum print,
  5. gum resection,
  6. gum thus,
  7. gum tragacanth,
  8. gum tree,
  9. gum up,
  10. gumball

Origin of gum resin

First recorded in 1705–15

Related formsgum-res·i·nous, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for gum resin

gum resin

noun

a mixture of resin and gum obtained from various plants and treesSee also bdellium, gamboge
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