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damar

noun dam·ar \ˈda-mər\

Definition of damar

  1. :  any of various resins used in varnishes and inks and obtained chiefly in Malaya and Indonesia from several timber trees (families Dipterocarpaceae and Burseraceae)



Variants of damar

or

dammar

play \ˈda-mər\

Origin and Etymology of damar

Malay


First Known Use: 1698


Medical Dictionary

damar

noun dam·ar

Medical Definition of damar

  1. :  any of various resins obtained chiefly in Malaysia and Indonesia from several timber trees (as genera Shorea and Vatica of the family Dipterocarpaceae and genus Canarium of the family Burseraceae) and used as a mounting medium in microscopy and in varnishes and inks



Variants of damar

or

dammar

\ˈdam-ər\play

Learn More about damar

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of damar Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about damar


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