Congo copal

noun
variants: or Congo gum

Definition of Congo copal

: a hard insoluble colorless to amber copal derived especially from certain trees of the genus Copaifera but found chiefly as a fossil resin in the area surrounding the Congo River and used in making varnish

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“Congo copal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Congo%20copal. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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