co·lo·pho·ny kə-ˈlä-fə-nē ˈkä-lə-ˌfō-
Recent Examples on the Web Also known as colophony, pine rosin comes from trees, like the name implies. —Troy Farah, Discover Magazine, 8 Sep. 2021 The chains look metallic but are made of polyurethane colophony (rosin) and iron powder, and the threads are silk — spun by silkworms that the artist guided to do his bidding. —Scarlet Cheng, Los Angeles Times, 12 Aug. 2019
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