acaroid resin

noun

: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin acaroides

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acaroid resin was in 1839

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“Acaroid resin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acaroid%20resin. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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