Burgundy pitch

noun

Definition of Burgundy pitch

  1. 1 :  a yellowish brown or reddish brown hard viscous resin obtained as an exudation from the Norway spruce and used especially formerly in medicinal plasters

  2. 2 :  resin from any of various pines or firs sometimes mixed with other substances (such as turpentine)

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Origin and Etymology of burgundy pitch

translation of French poix de Bourgogne


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