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dragon's blood

noun

Definition of dragon's blood

  1. :  any of several resinous mostly dark-red plant products; specifically :  a resin from the fruit of a palm (genus Daemonorops) used for coloring varnish and in photoengraving



Circa 1598

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circa 1598

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