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colophony

noun co·lo·pho·ny \kə-ˈlä-fə-nē, ˈkä-lə-ˌfō-\
plural co·lo·pho·nies

Definition of COLOPHONY

:  rosin

Origin of COLOPHONY

Middle English colophonie, ultimately from Greek Kolophōn Colophon, an Ionian city
First Known Use: 14th century

colophony

noun co·lo·pho·ny \kə-ˈläf-ə-nē, ˈkäl-ə-ˌfō-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural co·lo·pho·nies

Medical Definition of COLOPHONY

:  rosin

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