acaroid resin


Definition of acaroid resin

: a red or yellow balsamic alcohol-soluble resin from Australian grass trees used chiefly in varnishes, printing inks, and paper sizes

called also accroides, gum accroides

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First Known Use of acaroid resin

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acaroid resin

New Latin acaroides

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“Acaroid resin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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