[ 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.
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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[ rĕzə-nəs ]


Of, relating to, or derived from a resin.

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