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resinous

[ rez-uh-nuhs ]
/ ˈrɛz ə nəs /
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adjective

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

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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

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resinous
[ rĕzə-nəs ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or derived from a resin.
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