[ rez-uh-nuh s ]
/ ˈrɛz ə nəs /


full of or containing resin.
of the nature of or resembling resin.
pertaining to or characteristic of resin.

Nearby words

  1. resin duct,
  2. resinate,
  3. resiniferous,
  4. resinify,
  5. resinoid,
  6. resinously,
  7. resiny,
  8. resipiscence,
  9. resist,
  10. resist printing

Also res·in·y [rez-uh-nee] /ˈrɛz ə ni/.

Origin of resinous

From the Latin word rēsīnōsus, dating back to 1640–50. See resin, -ous

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for resinous


[ rĕzə-nəs ]


Of, relating to, or derived from a resin.

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